CITGO Petroleum Corporation

Lk Chas Information Technology Co-op/Intern

Requisition #
Lake Charles
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Relocation Benefits are available for this position.


Employer will not sponsor visas for position

Job Summary

Headquartered in Houston, Texas, CITGO Petroleum Corporation is a recognized leader in the refining industry with a well-known brand. CITGO operates three refineries located in Corpus Christi, Texas; Lake Charles, La.; and Lemont, Ill., and wholly and/or jointly owns 45 terminals, nine pipelines and three lubricants blending and packaging plants. With approximately 3,500 employees and a combined crude capacity of approximately 749,000 barrels-per-day (bpd), CITGO is ranked as the fifth-largest, and one of the most complex independent refiners in the United States. CITGO transports and markets transportation fuels, lubricants, petrochemicals and other industrial products and supplies a network of approximately 4,900 locally owned and operated branded retail outlets in 30 states and the District of Columbia. CITGO Petroleum Corporation is owned by CITGO Holding, Inc. For more information, visit


Job Summary:  

The Information Technology Co-op/Intern will be introduced to the Refinery and the Information Technology Department. They will become familiar with IT policies, processes, and procedures, and will provide assistance to technical projects and services throughout their assignment. Target work hours:

  • Part-time (up to 20 hours/week) for Spring 2020; Full-time (up to 40 hours/week) for Summer and Fall 2020 


Job Responsibilities:

  • Performs and assists with hardware/software evaluations and implementations
  • Hardware / Software troubleshooting and user support
  • Workstation lease replacements
  • Testing and execution of a Windows 10/Office 2016 upgrade
  • Custom application and database development, maintenance and support
  • SharePoint team site development, support and security analysis
  • Additional projects may be assigned, with regular status reports required. End of term presentation expected.


Minimum Qualifications


Education Required:

  • Currently enrolled in an accredited degree program pursuing a bachelor's degree in Computer Science or closely related field
  • Overall GPA of 3.0 or above (A=4.0) (Must provide proof of current GPA at time of hire to verify education requirements are met)
  • Must have completed at least 60 credit hours (JR or SR classification)
  • Demonstrate successful completion of several programming classes

Preferred Skills include:

  • Windows 10
  • MS Office
  • SharePoint
  • InfoPath
  • .Net Development
  • Modern Web Development (HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript/TypeScript, Angular/React)

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Valid Driver's License 

The Maritime Transportation Security Act requires all persons who will need unescorted access to a regulated facility to have a valid Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC), issued in accordance with the rules established by the United States Coast Guard and the Transportation Security Administration. Candidates selected for employment must meet eligibility criteria to obtain a TWIC card.


 To obtain more information on the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC), please visit the Transportation Security Administration’s website


CITGO’s Attractive Benefits:
    • Sliding salary scale based on classification
    • Relocation assistance available
    • 401(k) Retirement and Savings Plan
    • Flexible work schedule (9-80)
    • Flexible co-op terms are available; however, alternating co-op semesters are not guaranteed and are conditional upon individual performance and position availability within the hiring department



(Equal Opportunity Employer)


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