Intern/Co-op - Refining Electrical Engineering

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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



Depending on experience level and interest, engineering interns/co-ops at Marathon Petroleum Company LP (MPC) are involved in diverse and challenging projects. Interns/co-ops participate as integral team members, providing technical service on various refining processes. Projects and tasks will vary dependent on the business needs. MPC seeks engineers from a wide range of technical disciplines to meet its growing business requirements.



In this job you will be applying the principles  you have or are learning in your Electrical Engineering classes to various projects within the refinery. Specifically, you will be working as a subject matter expert, or leading projects that could involve the installation or repair of equipment on the power side of the refinery and/or the installation or modification of instrumentation throughout the refinery. In some cases, you will be called upon to trouble shoot various electrical component systems, as well as being involved in the health assessments of the equipment. You will gain a broad understanding of the refinery, as well as, the refining environment. You will also gain skills in working with other disciplines such as chemical, mechanical, electrical, and civil engineering.


During your time at MPC, you will develop and utilize project management skills ranging from scope, budget, and schedule development through construction and startup.  You will also have an opportunity to practice written and verbal presentation skills in a professional work environment.  MPC will provide training and educational opportunities to help you develop your knowledge of other engineering disciplines. Additionally, MPC is committed to developing engineers into professional project managers who have the ability to successfully manage projects of all sizes. 



  • Candidates must be majoring in Electrical Engineering.
  • We hire for the following locations: Canton, OH; Catlettsburg, KY; Detroit, MI; Garyville, LA; Robinson, IL and two locations in Texas City, TX.
  • Students must maintain at least a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale, and be eligible to work in the US on a full-time indefinite basis without a change in visa status.
  • Positions are available spring, summer, and fall semesters.
  • 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%


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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