Intern/Co-op - Accounting (Fall 2024, Denver CO)

Remote friendly

An exciting career awaits you

At MPC, we’re committed to being a great place to work – one that welcomes new ideas, encourages diverse perspectives, develops our people, and fosters a collaborative team environment.


As an intern, you will receive on-the-job training related to the dynamics of the petroleum industry, the specifics of your job assignment, and the use of various software programs. Accounting interns are placed in the following areas:

Accounting Area (Location/Term)

Joint Venture Accounting (Denver – All Terms)

Operations Accounting (Denver, Findlay, & San Antonio – All Terms)

Specific Duties may include: Analyzing and processing of business documents; analysis of accounting and financial data in order to prepare proper financial statement journal entries; preparation of general ledger account reconcilements; preparation of tax information; testing SOX and Non-SOX controls in auditing; and assistance in preparing budgets. Additionally, you will be given the opportunity to interface with a variety of departments outside of the Controller's Organization, developing a collaborative relationship with individuals within those departments.

Should you choose a career with Marathon, additional responsibilities will be added as you progress in your career. These include more complex accounting and analysis activities, and the presentation of new ideas and concepts in formal meetings. Creative thought in enhancing existing accounting processes, or in the development of new processes to enhance efficiency, is encouraged. Also, as you progress, you will be given opportunities to work with and mentor less experienced accountants, or perhaps be given the opportunity to perform as the lead analyst in an accounting section.

The Controller's Organization is committed to developing accountants by providing them experience in as many areas of the business as practical. Accountants that demonstrate exceptional proficiency are eligible for opportunities within other areas of the Company, where the analytical skills developed while in the Controller's Organization are highly valued. Accountants often transfer to operational components of the business such as: Refining, Commercial, Logistics & Storage, Pipeline and Gathering & Processing. Additionally, opportunities exist in Tax, Internal Audit, Finance & Treasury, Business Development, and Supply Chain.


  • Required Major: Accounting*

  • 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.

  • Positions are available spring, summer, and fall semesters

  • Concurrent enrollment in a bachelors degree (or higher) seeking program for the duration of the experience

  • Must be able to provide reliable transportation to and from place of work

  • Military experience a plus

  • Availability to work 40 hours per week

  • MIN - $19.33 per hour / MAX - $24.16 per hour

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Denver, Colorado

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Pay Min/Max:

$0.00 - $999.99 Hourly



Location Address:

1515 Arapahoe St Twr 1 Ste 1600

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Employee Group:

Full time

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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, reproductive health decision-making, 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. Marathon Petroleum offers a total rewards program which includes, but is not limited to, access to health, vision, and dental insurance, paid time off, 401k matching program, paid parental leave, and educational reimbursement. Detailed benefit information is available at The hired candidate will also be eligible for a discretionary company-sponsored annual bonus program.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Veteran / Disability