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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.



Marketing and Transportation Engineering (M&TE) provides project management and project controls services to support the continuous growth and maintenance of Marathon’s Transportation & Logistics (T&L) organization. Projects typically involve petroleum product storage tanks; terminal facilities; pipeline facilities and our network of pipelines.


The M&TE Project Controls Intern/Co-op position offers a variety of challenges to students holding a degree in Construction Management, Construction Engineering Technology or a similar degree. The intern/co-op program may consist of any number of work sessions; however, multiple sessions provide interns/co-ops a variety of assignments with increasing responsibility. Project Controls Intern/Co-ops will apply principles learned in construction management/project controls classes to a portfolio of projects ranging from tens of thousands to millions of dollars.


M&TE Project Controls Intern/Co-ops work closely with M&TE Project Engineers to successfully move projects through the 5 phases of the Marathon Project Management Process (MPMP) including conceptual, feasibility, definition, implementation and close-out/start-up. Typical tasks include schedule development and progress monitoring; development and integration of individual schedules into the overall project plan; regular progress updates; identification of key project milestones; resource loading and leveling; and preparation of periodic progress reporting to management. The intern/co-op will learn Project Controls standards and procedures.



  • Candidates must be majoring in Construction Management, Construction Engineering Technology, Project Management or other related disciplines.
  • 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.
  • Positions are available spring, summer, and fall semesters.
  • A valid driver's license is required.
  • Military experience a plus


About Marathon Petroleum Corporation

Headquartered in Findlay, Ohio, Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) operates an integrated refining, marketing and transportation system.


MPC is the nation's third-largest refiner, with a crude oil refining capacity of approximately 1.8 million barrels per calendar day in its seven-refinery system. Marathon brand gasoline is sold through approximately 5,500 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 2,730 convenience stores in 21 states.


Through subsidiaries, MPC owns the general partner of MPLX LP, a midstream master limited partnership. MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P., a wholly owned subsidiary of MPLX LP, is one of the largest processors of natural gas in the U.S. MPC owns, leases or has ownership interests in approximately 10,800 miles of crude and light product pipelines and more than 5,600 miles of gas gathering and natural gas liquids (NGL) pipelines.


MPC's fully integrated system provides operational flexibility to move crude oil, NGLs, feedstocks and petroleum-related products efficiently through the company's distribution network and midstream service businesses in the Midwest, Northeast, East Coast, Southeast and Gulf Coast regions.


Job Function: InternCoop
Travel Expected: Up to 10%


If you have visited our site in search of information on U.S. employment opportunities and require an accommodation to submit your application, please contact the MPC EEO/Compliance Office at 866-492-7802. Note that we only accept resumes and applications for posted positions.

Marathon Petroleum Company LP (“MPC”) is an equal employment opportunity employer.  All applicants will be considered without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, veteran status or other legally protected status.

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