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Company Name: Marathon Petroleum Company LP  
Driver's License Required: Yes
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.


The Supply, Distribution, & Planning (SD&P) organization is responsible for supply optimization planning and scheduling the movements of crude oil, feedstock’s, biofuels and light products (gasoline, diesel, heating oil, jet fuel) between various components of Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) including refining, marketing, pipeline, rail, marine, and terminals. SD&P must efficiently supply these products from MPC refineries and other sources to the ultimate sales point (terminals or major trading hubs) to ensure a continuous supply of products to our customers. To aid them in their work duties, schedulers and infrastructure development analysts will learn to use state of the art software tools considered to be 'Best In Class' for the oil industry as well as third-party logistics systems.



Responsible for scheduling the delivery of crude oil, feedstock’s, biofuels and light products by pipeline or waterborne transportation to third party and company locations to meet customer’s demand (sales forecast). The scheduler will coordinate pipeline, barge and/or tanker movements for appropriate timing, batch size and sequence of product shipments in order to optimize the supply of the available products from refineries and terminals, while also minimizing transportation costs and ensuring quality. They will monitor inventories at terminals and refineries on a daily basis and adjust shipping schedules to avoid shortages and the use of excess working capital. Schedulers will develop improved scheduling methods to efficiently utilize company resources, optimize inventory levels, and minimize transportation costs as well as coordinate the communications between terminals, Marketing, Exchange and Product Quality regarding any inventory or operational issue.


Infrastructure Development Analyst:

Utilizes state of the art software and modeling tools to determine transportation cost savings associated with proposed infrastructure projects and business opportunities. Interns work closely with analysts and schedulers within SD&P and collaborate across departments to ensure optimal supply solutions are reached and transportation costs are minimized. They manage large databases of historical inventory data as well as perform inventory turn analyses and calculate demand growth potential for terminals. Interns will be responsible for multiple strategic projects that create value and reduce operating costs for Marathon, providing the opportunity for exposure to various parts of our business.



  • Desired majors are as follows: Supply Chain Management, Logistics 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.
  • Military experience a plus


We hire for the following location:

  • Corporate: Findlay, OH



About Marathon Petroleum Corporation

MPC is the nation's second-largest refiner, with a crude oil refining capacity of approximately 1.9 million barrels per calendar day in its six-refinery system. Marathon brand gasoline is sold through approximately 5,600 independently owned retail outlets across 20 states and the District of Columbia. In addition, Speedway LLC, an MPC subsidiary, owns and operates the nation's second-largest convenience store chain, with approximately 2,740 convenience stores in 21 states.


MPC owns, leases or has ownership interests in approximately 10,800 miles of crude oil and light product pipelines. Through subsidiaries, MPC owns the general partner of MPLX LP, a midstream master limited partnership. Through MPLX, MPC has ownership interests in gathering and processing facilities with approximately 5.9 billion cubic feet per day of gathering capacity, 8.4 billion cubic feet per day of natural gas processing capacity and 610,000 barrels per day of fractionation capacity.


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.

Nearest Major Market: Lima
Nearest Secondary Market: Findlay

Job Segment: Intern, Distribution, Supply, Supply Chain, Supply Planner, Entry Level, Operations

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