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Location Address: VariousVarious, , Various, United States (US), Various
Job/Requisition ID: 56394
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.



The Asphalt Technologist Intern/Co-op selected will have the following experiences and job responsibilities. 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/co-op to work while in Asphalt Technology include:

  • The intern/co-op will lead a project to improve, develop or evaluate a new product or process.
  • Assigned a mentor through the intern/co-op’s term with MPC.
  • Gain exposure to field experience with customers and/or business partners.
  • Developing and maintaining expertise in various asphalt products and binder types, formulations, testing procedures, applications and use, modification techniques, rheological characteristics, chemistry and performance.
  • The intern/co-op will conduct coordinate and/or manage 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.


  • Desired major: Civil Engineering
  • Asphalt experience is a benefit, but not required
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA required
  • Candidates must be authorized to work in the United State 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 as travel is a part of this role
  • Military experience is a plus
  • Positions are available: SUMMER ONLY

Potential Locations:

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


About Marathon Petroleum Corporation


Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) is a leading, integrated, downstream energy company headquartered in Findlay, Ohio. The company operates the nation's largest refining system with more than 3 million barrels per day of crude oil capacity across 16 refineries. MPC's marketing system includes branded locations across the United States, including Marathon brand retail outlets. Speedway LLC, an MPC subsidiary, owns and operates retail convenience stores across the United States. MPC also owns the general partner and majority limited partner interests in two midstream companies, MPLX LP and Andeavor Logistics LP, which own and operate gathering, processing, and fractionation assets, as well as crude oil and light product transportation and logistics infrastructure.

Travel Expected: Up to 25%



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.

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Equal Opportunity Employer: Veteran / Disability

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