Intern/Co-op - Marketing

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Date: Jun 15, 2017

Location: Various, Various, US

Company: Marathon Petroleum Corporation

Driver's License Required: Yes
Employee Group: Intern/Co-op
Employee Subgroup: Hourly Non-Exempt


Marathon Petroleum Corporation is seeking talented and responsible college students who desire an excellent hands-on marketing experience. This experience will be gained by performing various tasks involved with the different departments within Marketing. Candidates should be pursuing a major and or minor  in Marketing, Finance, or other Business function. They should exhibit the following attributes; maturity, leadership abilities, outgoing personality, inquisitive, excellent communication skills, confidence, drive, vision, and strong analytical skills. The position requires proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word. Students should be a junior-level status, and have a minimum of a 3.0 cumulative GPA. As travel is an integral part of hese positions, a valid driver's license is required. As an MPC Marketing intern, you could be placed within one of the departments as described below.


Brand Division Marketing Intern

Interns will have the opportunity for exposure to different Brand Marketing components such as Credit Card, Advertising, Business Development, and Operations located in Findlay, Ohio. In addition, experience will be gained from exposure to other areas of the company which provide services to Brand Marketing and impact the responsibilities of a marketing representative such as: Product Quality, Governmental Affairs, Supply, Distribution & Planning, Marketing & Transportation Engineering, Terminal & Transportation, etc.


Several students will be assigned to the corporate office in Findlay, Ohio. One student is generally assigned to one of the four district brand offices.

  • Columbus, Ohio

  • Indianapolis, Indiana

  • Brentwood (Nashville), Tennessee

  • Duluth (Atlanta), Georgia


Internship opportunities exist in all four districts as well as the various brand components located in Findlay, OH. District interns will spend the majority of their time in the field learning the job responsibilities of a marketing representative. The intern may travel to various dealer gasoline stations with the marketing representative, assist in prospecting for new customers, and assume responsibility for projects/studies relating to station financials and operation. Findlay-based interns will spend the majority of their time in the support component learning the job responsibilities of marketing employees in these components. Some travel to various regional meetings may be required depending on the time of year of the internship opportunity or as business project needs dictate.


Credit Card Center Intern

The Credit Card Center Intern will be responsible for working with financial analysts and accountants on daily and monthly credit card sales statistics and financial reporting, research of reconcilement issues, and special projects. The intern may also be involved in special projects such as working with fraud analysts on investigations or with IT Point-of-Sale integrators on software development rollouts and issues.


In addition to credit card center duties, the intern will have opportunities to visit and work with Brand Marketing District personnel. Job shadowing and volunteer opportunities are available during the internship.

  • Findlay, Ohio


Wholesale Intern

The Wholesale Intern will be responsible for providing support for various initiatives impacting the Regional components of the organization. In addition, the Wholesale Intern will gain exposure to other areas of the company which provide services to Wholesale Marketing which impact the responsibilities of a Territory Manager such as: Brand, Pricing, Information Technology Services, Supply Distribution & Planning, Governmental Affairs, Terminal Transport & Rail, etc.


The student will be assigned to one of the Wholesale regions (Findlay, Ohio and Duluth, GA), and the majority of their time will be spent supporting and learning the job responsibilities of a Territory Manager. The intern may travel to various customers with the Territory Manager, , and assume responsibility for sales analysis/projects/studies relating to the Region. The intern will also learn consultative selling  and territory management skills. As an intern, you would work closely with the Region Coordinator and Region Manager to support region initiatives.

  • Findlay, Ohio

  • Duluth (Atlanta), Georgia


Asphalt & Heavy Oil Intern

The Asphalt & Heavy Oil Intern will be responsible for providing support for various initiatives impacting the Supply & Logistics, Technology, Administrative and Regional components of the organization. In addition, experience will be gained from exposure to other areas of the company which provide services to Asphalt & Heavy Oil Marketing and which impact the responsibilities of a territory manager or supply representative such as: Information Technology Services, Accounting, Terminal Transport & Rail, Marine, etc. The student will spend the majority of their time working with the Asphalt & Heavy Oil department staff based in the Findlay, Ohio office. Occasionally, the intern may have the opportunity to travel to one of the region offices to work with field personnel on select projects.

  • Findlay, Ohio


Real Estate Intern

The Real Estate intern may be assigned to conduct property and market surveys as well as assist and support staff on Real Estate administrative projects. The intern will have the opportunity to shadow a Real Estate Representative observing and experiencing his/her job responsibilities such as conducting fair market assessments of surplus properties, assist in the planning and negotiations to purchase, dispose, or lease properties and facilities.

  • Findlay, Ohio


Pricing and Allocation Intern

The Pricing and Allocation Intern will assist in gathering and charting MPC gasoline and distillate sales volumes. The sales data will be analyzed by class of trade, terminal location, and sales regions. In addition, the intern will gather competitor daily price data and assist in developing related analytical tools. The intern will become familiar with the products and the competitive landscapes of each market to help in developing strategies for determining optimal product prices.

  • Findlay, Ohio



Desired major and or minor - Marketing, Finance, or other business majors

Students must maintain at least a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale

A valid driver's license is required


About Marathon Petroleum Corporation

Headquartered in Findlay, Ohio, Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC), together with its subsidiaries, including Marathon Petroleum Company LP and Speedway LLC, is one of the largest petroleum product refiners, marketers and transporters in the United States.

MPC is the nation’s third-largest refiner and the largest refiner in the Midwest. MPC’s refining, marketing and transportation operations are concentrated primarily in the Midwest, Gulf Coast and Southeast regions of the U.S.

MPC operations are strategically located to serve major markets. They include a seven-plant refining network, a comprehensive terminal and transportation system, and extensive wholesale and retail marketing operations. This includes both the Marathon brand and MPC’s wholly-owned retail marketing subsidiary, Speedway LLC, the nation’s second-largest chain of company-owned and -operated retail gasoline and convenience stores.


Job Function: MPC Internships and Co-ops
Travel Expected: Up to 25%


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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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