A placement year with McDonald’s will give you an edge in the graduate job market and a great foundation for your future career. We provide an opportunity to develop transferable skills that will be essential in your future career - teamwork, leadership, communication, problem solving, organisational skills and many more.

What are the benefits of our Industrial Placements?

  • £13,500 (plus £3,000 in inner London and £1,500 in South East region, if eligible for London Weighting Allowance)
  • Access to discounts at 1,600 retailers
  • Personalised Employee Discount Card, offering discounts on selected McDonald’s food
  • 28 days holiday (inc. Bank Holidays)
  • Free meal while working

About our Restaurant Industrial Placements

Our one-year placement offers you a unique business experience where you could be working in a busy 24/7 restaurant with plenty of responsibility. It is an opportunity for personal development and a chance to learn first-hand from a specialist team throughout your year in the industry.

We are looking for students who have a passion for working in a customer facing environment and inspiring a team to achieve great results. You’ll be required to learn a lot and apply what you have learnt, and to always lead by example.

Find out more about McDonald's Restaurant Industrial Placement Scheme.

About our Corporate Industrial Placements

Our one-year Corporate Industrial Placement offers Undergraduate students the opportunity to gain experience with a large multinational business, where you will hold a position of responsibility which has an impact on the running of that department.

We offer placements in several of our Corporate departments, mostly based in our head office in East Finchley (London, zone 3). With over 25 roles available, you could be working in Human Resources, Marketing, IT, Business Strategy, Communications or our Environment team, to name a few!