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Location Address: Highway #61 Marathon Avenue, Garyville, LA, United States (US), 70051
Driver's License Required: Yes
Employee Group: Intern/Co-op
Employee Subgroup: Hourly Non-Exempt


Candidates will have the opportunity to gain valuable experience with the most current industrial Laboratory equipment. Position responsibilities include the following:


  • Work under an experienced chemist on one or more refinery lab instruments
  • Technical support of physical and analytical testing of crude oil, process intermediates, and refining products
  • Help chemists in troubleshooting operational issues as they relate to sample properties
  • Drive improvement by assisting with special lab projects
  • Enter data into a Lab Information Management System


  • Qualifications:
  • Qualified candidates must be at least a junior in college majoring in Chemistry with a minimum of 16 hours of college Chemistry.
  • Must have an overall grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
  • Students must be willing to work a 5 day a week/8 hour day schedule.
  • The internship will begin in May and end in August. 


Applications will be accepted until Friday, March 8th.


About Marathon Petroleum Corporation

MPC is the nation's fourth-largest refiner, with a crude oil refining capacity of approximately 1.7 million barrels per calendar day in its seven-refinery system. Marathon brand gasoline is sold through approximately 5,400 independently owned retail outlets across 19 states. In addition, Speedway LLC, an MPC subsidiary, owns and operates the nation's second-largest convenience store chain, with approximately 2,740 convenience stores in 22 states. MPC also owns, leases or has ownership interests in approximately 8,300 miles of pipeline. Through subsidiaries, MPC owns the general partner of MPLX LP, a midstream master limited partnership. MPC's fully integrated system provides operational flexibility to move crude oil, feedstocks and petroleum-related products efficiently through the company's distribution network in the Midwest, Southeast and Gulf Coast regions. For additional information about the company, please visit our website at


Job Function: InternCoop; Ref, Terminals, Pipeline
Travel Expected: None


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