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Location Address: Various, Various, Various, United States (US), Various
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.


About the T&L Organization:

The Transportation & Logistics (T&L) organization is the link between the refining and marketing components of Marathon.  T&L transports crude oil and refined products to and from the refineries and on to storage terminals for distribution to retail marketing facilities, via pipelines and marine transportation operations. 


T&L is comprised of four primary components:

Marketing & Transportation Engineering (M&TE) - M&TE performs multi-discipline engineering design and project management services to TT&R, MPL and Marine.


Terminal, Transport & Rail (TT&R) -TT&R provides terminaling and transportation services in order to distribute crude oil and refined products to retail marketing facilities and other end users.


Marathon Pipe Line Company (MPL) - MPL operates pipeline systems that move crude oil from production fields, other pipeline companies and offshore platforms to MPC refineries, other refineries and other pipeline systems. MPL also operates pipeline systems that move refined products from refineries to product terminals.


Marine - Maintains and operates a large private inland petroleum products barge fleet, which is used to ship crude oil, intermediates and refined products.



The purpose of T&L’s intern/co-op program is to identify and develop future technical and leadership talent for the benefit of MPC, the engineering intern/co-op and the engineering profession.


The intern/co-op program may consist of any number of work sessions. Multiple sessions gives interns/co-ops the ability to rotate between the different T&L components in order to gain exposure to the various business segments and to offer a variety of assignments with increasing responsibility. Intern/Co-ops will gain experience in the 5 phases of the Marathon Project Management Process (MPMP) including Conceptual, Feasibility, Definition, Implementation and Start-up/Close-out.


Other responsibilities may include:

  • Development of project scope

  • Engineering oversight

  • Technical design

  • Cost estimating

  • Schedule development

  • Evaluating and summarizing bid sets

  • Construction supervision

  • Safety leadership

  • Coordination with operations groups

  • Project documentation

  • Travel ranges from 15-45%



  • Candidates must be pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Civil, Electrical, Mechanical or Corrosion Engineering.

  • 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.

  • Many projects will require travel to construction sites, primarily in the eastern U.S.; therefore, a valid driver's license is required.

  • Military experience a plus

Marathon Petroleum Company LP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition or AIDS/HIV status, ancestry, national origin, genetic information, military, veteran status, marital status, citizenship  or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.  If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, click here.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process at Marathon Petroleum LP, please contact our Human Resources Department at . Please specify the reasonable accommodation you are requesting, along with the job posting number in which you may be interested. A Human Resources representative will review your request and contact you to discuss a reasonable accommodation.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Veteran / Disability

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