9 Dec 2016

Co-op Intern/Co-op – Chemistry Lab

Marathon Petroleum Company – Posted by acsgetexperience Catlettsburg, Kentucky, United States

Job Description

Are you a self-starter looking for a challenging opportunity, where you can gain hands-on experience? Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) can help get you there. MPC offers tremendous opportunities in our Refining Analytical and Development (RAD) department where you can add value and grow professionally. You will have the opportunity to work in a team oriented environment that fosters coaching and support.

MPC, a major petroleum refiner and marketer, is accepting resumes for Chemistry Lab Interns at its Catlettsburg, Kentucky facility. The position is open to students currently enrolled in undergraduate or graduate studies.


The interns will work in the RAD department which provides analytical, research, process optimization, and environmental support to various business units throughout Marathon Petroleum Corporation and its affiliates. The intern will support these activities through special project work, day-to-day laboratory and field activities, and exposure to a variety of analytical techniques and methodologies (i.e. gas chromatography, wet chemistry, x-ray, etc.). The special project work may meet the student’s capstone requirement.

Work Location:
Catlettsburg, KY


Desired Majors (3.0 min GPA):

  • Science or math related major required. Chemistry major preferred
  • Detail oriented
  • Strong verbal and writing skills preferred
  • Self-Motivated
  • Ability to work with minimal direct supervision
  • Must be presently authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time and indefinite basis.
    Travel unlikely for most intern positions. Internships with the Environmental Field Services group will require 30% to 50% travel.

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, Northeast, East Coast, Southeast and Gulf Coast 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 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.

How to Apply

Visit the company website to find current openings and to apply.

Job Categories: Analytical Chemistry and Other. Job Types: Co-op and Internship. Job Tags: industry, petroleum, and summer. Salaries: Paid.

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