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Company Name: MARATHON PETROLEUM COMPANY 
Driver's License Required: Yes
Employee Group: Intern/Co-op
Employee Subgroup: Hourly Non-Exempt

 

 

Overview:

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.

 

Responsibilities:

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

 

Qualifications:

  • Desired major and or minor - Marketing, Finance, or other business majors
  • 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 (travel is a part of these positions)
  • Military experience a plus

 

Competencies:

Candidates 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.

 

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 25%

 

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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