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Commercial Intern/Co-op (fall, 2024)

🚀 Off-cycle Internship

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Off-cycle Internship

Marketing, Logistics•Findlay, Long Beach, San Antonio


Marathon Petroleum Company LP (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: Safety & Environmental Stewardship, Integrity, Respect, Inclusion, and Collaboration. 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.


  • Desired major and or minor – Business Administration, Management, Marketing, Supply Chain, Logistics, Finance, Business Analytics, Data Science or other related disciplines
  • Strong academic performance
  • 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.
  • A valid driver's license is required (travel is a part of these positions)
  • Concurrent enrollment in a degree seeking program throughout the duration of the experience
  • Military experience a plus

Area of Responsibilities



  • As an MPC Commercial intern, you could be placed within one of the departments as described below. Job shadowing and volunteer opportunities are available during internships.
  • Some travel may be required in each of these roles.
  • Operations Analyst:
  • Provide market intelligence to support commercial activity while maintaining operational support functions. The intern would transform the way in which the organization uses data to go to market. Interns work closely with commodity traders and collaborate across divisions to ensure optimal market solutions are reached. The intern would leverage data and analytical tools to provide market intelligence to the traders and managers. Interns will be responsible for multiple strategic projects that create value for MPC, providing the opportunity for exposure to various parts of our business.
  • Pricing Analyst:
  • The Pricing Analyst Intern will assist in gathering and charting MPC gasoline and distillate sales volumes. The sales data will be analyzed by class of trade, terminal location, and sales regions. In addition, the intern will gather competitor daily price data and assist in developing related analytical tools. The intern will become familiar with the products and the competitive landscapes of each market to help in developing strategies for determining optimal product prices.
  • Marketing:
  • Corporate Office-based interns will spend most of their time in corporate support services learning the job responsibilities of Clean Products employees in various components. Interns will also be provided the opportunity for exposure to various parts of our business such as: Product Quality, Governmental Affairs, Business Development, Terminal, Transport & Rail.
  • Field-based interns will spend most of their time in the field learning the job responsibilities of a Territory Manager. The intern may travel to various customer offices or dealer gasoline locations with a Territory Manager, assist in prospecting for new customers, and assume responsibility for projects/studies relating to station financials and operation. In addition, the intern will have the opportunity for exposure to different components of the Clean Products Value Chain and other corporate components such as: Product Quality, Governmental Affairs, Business Development, Terminal, Transport & Rail.
  • Logistics Coordinator:
  • Responsible for scheduling the delivery of light products, feedstocks, and biofuels by pipeline or waterborne transportation to third party and company locations to meet customer’s demand (sales forecast). The logistics coordinator 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 daily and adjust shipping schedules to avoid shortages and the use of excess working capital. Logistic Coordinators 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, Clean Products, Exchange and Product Quality regarding any inventory or operational issue.


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Full time

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Findlay, Long Beach, San Antonio