CareersMake your mark
When you’re in the early stages of your career, you’re looking for hands-on, meaningful experience and early exposure to real challenges, real results and real rewards. At Marathon Oil, entry-level positions are not about being a benchwarmer – they’re about gaining valuable skills quickly in an exciting industry, within a company focused on identifying and leveraging breakthrough technology.
“Marathon Oil immediately put me in a role that stretched my capabilities, and I was expected to contribute...It was a great experience.”
Ryan, Mechanical Engineering Graduate
We've got you covered
We understand that your life is about more than work. So we offer a compensation and benefits package that includes flexible hours, generous vacation schedules, and an excellent 401(k) match that lets you start now to build a strong financial future.
As a petrotechnical college graduate, you enter into a structured training program within your first year, to accelerate technical and business acumen and to gain field exposure.
You are also included in the Catalyst Program to gain experience through diverse assignments during your first five years with the company. Each assignment provides the opportunity to support one of our high value assets actively contribute to the team's deliverables, identify your strengths and expand your career options.
“I chose Marathon Oil because of the opportunity. The company has allowed me to explore different career paths and work on a wide variety of projects. It's given me the opportunity to learn and the pace to develop my own skill set – it's been rapid and I appreciate it.”
Craig, environmental systems engineering graduate
Find Out What Drives You
We’re known for a portfolio of diverse, high-return assets and demonstrated execution capability. We’re also known for nurturing up-and-coming talent and opening up a world of career opportunities. Prospective interns may be college rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors pursuing a degree with a 3.0 GPA or higher.
In an internship at Marathon Oil, you'll be immersed in a working environment with real challenges, real support and real rewards. There's no better way to get hands-on experience while discovering what motivates and inspires you.
What To Expect:
- 10-12 week internships
- Meaningful value-added projects
- Hands-on training
- Supervisor and mentor
- Field exposure
- Mid-term performance discussion
- Social events
- Group presentations to Executives
- Individual presentations and poster sessions
- End-of-term performance review
Marathon Oil recruits on the following university campuses. Look for us in the fall of 2018:
- Texas A&M University
- Colorado School of Mines
- University of Texas at Austin
- University of Oklahoma
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