Early Careers


Learn about the hospitality industry from one of the most successful companies in the world and learn while you earn. Join us as an apprentice Crew Member, Customer Care Assistant, Customer Experience Leader or Shift Leader and see where you career could go with our award-winning apprenticeship programme.

School Leaver Degree Apprenticeship

A fantastic opportunity to experience education while earning a salary. At McDonald’s you can earn while you learn and secure a bright future through our School Leaver Degree Apprenticeship.

Student Work Experience

This is a great opportunity for full-time students looking for ideas and skills that will support their future careers.

Trainee Manager

Take your first leap towards leading and inspiring others. As you join one of our restaurant teams, you will learn how our values shape our business and everything we do.

Food and Farming Careers

A year long placement working across McDonald’s whole agricultural supply chain, you’ll gain experience and develop skills at our headquarters and on the farm, learning directly from the team and suppliers across the farming industry and food sectors.

Finance Graduate Scheme

Kickstart your career in finance on this three year rotational programme that's tailored to you.

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Why work here

We're always evolving to meet a changing world, and our core values and commitment to them define who we are and guide everything we do.

What we offer

Flexible working hours to support balanced life and work together. Feel supported together. Develop new skills and experiences together.


Answering your frequently asked questions on our application process, our roles, and what it's like to work at McDonald's.