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Location Address: 539 S Main St Findlay, OH, United States (US), 45840
Job/Requisition ID: 54762
Driver's License Required: Yes
Employee Group: Intern/Co-op
Employee Subgroup: Hourly Non-Exempt



Marathon Petroleum Corp. (MPC) offers internship and co-op opportunities to high-performing college students who want meaningful hands-on experiences in their fields of study. The following core values guide MPC’s approach to doing business: health and safety; environmental stewardship; integrity; corporate citizenship; and diversity and inclusion. Interns and co-ops work side by side with experienced professionals as contributing members of diverse work teams who create value for the company’s shareholders. MPC believes that how we conduct our business is just as important as the bottom line.



Many of our long-term, seasoned employees began their careers right here. From your first day, you’ll discover why so many have chosen to build their entire career at Marathon Petroleum.


An internship with Marathon Petroleum will have the following characteristics:

  • The student will lead a project to improve, develop or evaluate a new product or process
  • They will be assigned a mentor
  • Exposure to field experience with customers and/or business partners will be provided


This position will play an integral role in Marathon Petroleum developing competitive advantage through asphalt and heavy oil product optimization, research, sales support, manufacturing improvements, quality control, and economic analysis and customer satisfaction.  The potential areas for an intern or co-op to work while in Asphalt Technology include:

  • Developing and maintaining expertise in various asphalt products and binder types, formulations, testing procedures, applications and use, modification techniques, rheological characteristics, chemistry and performance.
  • Conduct, coordinate and/or managing analytical work including asphalt binder/emulsion formulations and testing.
  • Participate in the asphalt and heavy oil product sales effort.
  • Conduct product development and research studies for new products and manufacturing techniques.
  • Collaborate on various asphalt and heavy oil products with internal customers in Marketing, Refining, TT&R and Marketing & Transportation Engineering (M&TE).
  • Utilize technology, market trends and internal/external business relationships to optimize asphalt value throughout the production, transportation, storage and marketing processes including the development of capital projects.



  • Candidates must be majoring in Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Chemistry
  • Asphalt experience is a benefit, but not required
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA required
  • Candidates must be authorized to work in the US on a full-time indefinite basis without the need for employment visa sponsorship now or in the future.
  • A valid driver's license is required
  • Military experience a plus


We hire for the following locations:

  • Findlay, OH or at our lab in North Bend, OH (near Cincinnati)

About Marathon Petroleum Corporation



Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: MPC) is a large-scale geographically-diversified and highly -integrated refining, marketing and midstream company. MPC is the nation's largest refiner, with a crude oil refining capacity of more than 3 million barrels per calendar day in its 16-refinery system. MPC's high-quality, nationwide retail and marketing business includes approximately 3,900 company-owned and -operated stores and 7,800 branded locations. MPC owns the general partners of MPLX LP and Andeavor Logistics LP, two strong, customer-focused midstream master limited partnerships.

Travel Expected: Up to 10%



Marathon Petroleum Company LP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition or AIDS/HIV status, ancestry, national origin, genetic information, military, veteran status, marital status, citizenship  or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.  If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, click here.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process at Marathon Petroleum LP, please contact our Human Resources Department at Please specify the reasonable accommodation you are requesting, along with the job posting number in which you may be interested. A Human Resources representative will review your request and contact you to discuss a reasonable accommodation.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Veteran / Disability

Marathon Petroleum Company LP participates in the E-Verify program in some states in which it operates (including AL, AZ, GA, MS, NC, SC, TN, and UT). For more information before proceeding, please see details in English or Spanish. Right to Work Statement English or Spanish.

Nearest Major Market: Lima
Nearest Secondary Market: Findlay

Job Segment: Intern, Engineer, Chemical Research, QC, Chemical Engineer, Entry Level, Engineering, Quality

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