Intern/Co-op - Refining Metallurgical 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, assisting in various facets of corrosion inspection and reliability. 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.



Inspection/Reliability: You will support the Inspectors through research and data gathering; review inspection recommendations and input appropriate data into the Meridium program.* You will also assist in the maintenance of the reliability analyses files for Fixed Equipment, creation and maintenance of a database for inspection studies, and track numerous programs (RBI – Risk Based Inspection, CUI – Corrosion Under Insulation, PMI – Positive Metallurgical Identification, new Piping BP – Basic Practice, and Underground Line Testing*).


Metallurgical/Corrosion Engineering: You will assist in the creation/maintenance of a database for corrosion coupon monitoring; research/gather data for metallurgical recommendation reporting and failure analysis. You will assist in the creation/maintenance of corrosion process flow diagrams.*


In addition, you will assist in the maintenance of the Contractor Database and the Metallurgical Projects Database. You will be responsible for organizing/maintaining the Inspection Library Database.*



  • Desired majors are as follows: Metallurgical Engineering; Materials Engineering
  • We hire for the following location(s): Catlettsburg, KY and Robinson, IL
  • 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%


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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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