Early Careers


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

School Leaver Degree Apprenticeship

Our School Leaver Degree Apprenticeship is a fantastic opportunity. You can experience an education all while earning a salary and building a brighter future.

Student Work Experience

Are you a full-time student? Are you looking for ideas and skills to support your future career? Well, this is the perfect opportunity for you.

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

Ready to work across McDonalds' whole agricultural supply chain? On our year-long placement, you'll gain experience and develop skills at our headquarters and on the farm. You'll learn directly from our team and suppliers across the farming industry and food sectors.

Finance Graduate Scheme

Kickstart your career in finance on this three-year rotational programme, 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.