Early Careers

Our Early Career Programs

These corporate entry-level programs and internships are specifically crafted to provide hands-on development, both professionally and technically. Internships (designed for the summer before senior year) and full-time programs (designed for post-graduation) allow you to hit the ground running after graduation. Review our current programs below and apply to the one that is best for you!

Interview Process

Wondering what to expect? We want to be as transparent about our process as we are about our ingredients. While our process is thorough, it is simple and centers on you being yourself.

  • Quick Online Application1
  • Video Interview2
  • Live interview with a Recruiter3
  • Final Round interview Experience4

Meet us through Campus Events!

You can find more information on upcoming events and job postings on Handshake: McDonald's Corporation | Handshake

National Black MBA Association

September 12th – 16th 2023

Grace Hopper Celebration

September 26th – 29th 2023

McDonald's Early Carer General Information Session (Virtual)

Tuesday, September 5th

Loyola University
Job & Internship Fair

Wed, September 6

McDonald's Ask a Recruiter Session (Virtual)

Thursday, September 7th

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Gies Business Fair

Wed, September 13

University of Houston, Cullen College of Engineering Fair

Wed, September 13

University of Illinois Chicago Tech Fair

Thurs, September 14

AUCC (Morehouse, Spelman, Clark Atlanta)

Fri, September 15

Indiana University, Kelley Career Fair

Mon, September 18

McDonald's Early Carer General Information Session (Virtual)

Tuesday, September 19th

Florida International University All Majors Fair

Tues, September 19

McDonald's Former Intern Panel (Virtual)

Wednesday, September 20th

University of Illinois, Business & Finance Fair

Thurs, September 21

Tech Connect- Big 10 Women in Computing Exchange

Mon, September 25

Northwestern Virtual Fair

Tues, September 26

DePaul Industry Wide Career Fair

Wednesday, September 27th

Hampton All Majors Fair

Thursday, September 28th

Northern Illinois University

Wednesday, October 4th


If you’re looking for one of the best internship experiences in the country, look no further! Interns spend 10 weeks on some of our most amazing teams, learning from global industry leaders, developing professionally, and taking on real-world challenges, all while experiencing our culture and values.

Endless possibilities