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Valero Refinery Accounting Intern (Summer 2019) in PORT ARTHUR, Texas


Valero is on the search for energetic and motivated students to join the Valero Intern Program. The internship program has openings for Accounting Interns looking to work in a Refinery setting and who are ready for new and exciting challenges in a fast-paced environment.

The Accounting Internship will provide you hands-on experience and will allow you to apply accounting concepts and principles to develop the core competencies needed to succeed in a business environment.

Major accountabilities might include:

  • Day to day accounting and analysis activities for the Refinery.
  • Assistance with the Refinery's accounting department to include:

    o financial planning and forecasts o capital budget o cost accounting o expense budgeting o financial and statistical reporting o results of operations analysis

  • Special accounting projects to assist the Refinery Controller.

This summer internship is offered in two Valero Refinery locations:

o McKee Refinery in Sunray, Texas o Memphis Refinery in Memphis, Tennessee

This position is hourly nonexempt status, which means you are eligible for overtime pay.


  • Currently pursuing a bachelor's degree (or higher) in Accounting required.
  • Graduation date of December 2019 required.
  • Overall GPA of 3.0 (or higher) on a 4.0 scale preferred.
  • Obtained at least 60 credit hours by the start of internship required.
  • Able to work 40 hours per week during the Summer required.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required.

Please include the following in your resume:

  • Overall GPA, Major and Expected Graduation Date

About the Valero Intern Program

Come and be a part of an engaging, fast-paced and meaningful internship! Valero’s Intern Program gives students a chance to turn their knowledge into hands-on experience. Students will have the opportunity to learn from the industry’s best through a formal mentor program, as they take on real-world projects. As a Valero Intern, you will be invited to visit Valero’s Headquarters for the annual Intern Symposium. Symposium is a three-day conference full of guest speakers, professional development sessions, and fun-filled events. The Valero Intern Program is more than a line item on your resume – it will prepare you for your future career.

About Valero

Valero Energy Corporation, through its subsidiaries, is an international manufacturer and marketer of transportation fuels and other petrochemical products. Valero, a Fortune 50 company based in San Antonio, Texas, with approximately 10,000 employees, is an independent petroleum refiner and ethanol producer, and its assets include 15 petroleum refineries with a combined throughput capacity of approximately 3.1 million barrels per day and 14 ethanol plants with a combined production capacity of approximately 1.73 billion gallons per year. The petroleum refineries are located in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom, and the ethanol plants are in the Mid-Continent region of the U.S. In addition, Valero owns all of the general partner and limited partner interests in Valero Energy Partners LP. Valero sells its products in both the wholesale rack and bulk markets, and approximately 7,400 outlets carry Valero's brand names in the U.S., Canada, the U.K. and Ireland.

Valero's employees are the heart of its success, and there is a reason why the company is an employer of choice in the fuels manufacturing and marketing industry. It’s not just the excellent benefits package, or the opportunities for personal growth, it’s also the caring and committed culture of the organization that makes everyone feel like they’re truly part of a team.

Valero is an EEO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected status including sexual orientation, gender identity, Women, Minorities, Individuals with Disabilities and protected Veterans.

Job: Intern
Primary Location: United States
Req ID: 190018U