Government Relations Internship

McDonald's Corporate
  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
  • Experience
  • Posted
    Mar 10

Position description

McDonald’s Is Proud To Be One Of The Most Recognized Brands In The World, With Restaurants In Over 100 Countries And Billions Of Customers Served Each Year. As The Global Leader In The Food Service Industry, We Have A Legacy Of Innovation And Hard Work That Continues To Drive Us. Today, We Are Growing With Velocity And Are Focused On Modernizing Our Experiences, Not To Make A Different McDonald’s But To Build A Better McDonald’s.

We Are A People Business Just As Much As We Are A Restaurant Business. We Strive To Be The Most Inclusive Brand On The Planet By Building Diverse Teams Who Create Delicious, Feel Good Moments That Are Easy For Everyone To Enjoy. Joining McDonald's Means Thinking Big Daily And Preparing For A Career That Can Have Impact Around The World.

We Are Dedicated To Using Our Scale For Good: Good For People, Our Industry And The Planet. From Bold Recycling Initiatives And Sustainable Sourcing Efforts To Our Partnership With Ronald McDonald House Charities, We See Every Day As A Chance To Have A Genuine Impact On Our Customers, Our People And Our Partners.


Job Description

This Internship Is For You If You’re Interested In Learning From Top Government Relations Talent At A Global, Enterprise Organization. This Intern Will Be Based In Washington, DC With Some Travel To The Headquarters In Chicago, IL. We Are Looking For The Best Rising Seniors To Join Us This Summer Who Will Bring An Interest In Learning And Their Hard Work To McDonald’s!



You Are A Strong Candidate If:

  • You’re A Junior Working Towards Your Bachelor’s Degree With A Graduation Date In Winter 2020 Or Summer 2021
  • Preferred Majors Include: Business, Public Policy, Communications, And Other Government Related Degrees
  • Have A College GPA Of At Least 3.0
  • Have A Passion For U.S. Government And Corporate Relations
  • Can Work Monday-Friday All 10 Weeks Of The Internship
  • Have Written And Oral Communication Skills That Are Strong And Adapt Based On Your Audience
  • Organization Involvement Or Experience Related To Strategy, Communications, Or Government Relations
  • Committed To A Culture Of Inclusiveness
  • You Want To Impact The Modern Era Of McDonald’s

Why You’ll Want This Job

You’ll Enjoy A Flexible Work Environment Where You Can Think Critically And Feed Your Need (And Ours!) For Restless Innovation. After Initial Training, You’ll Dive In With Your Full-Time Team To Learn The Business, Meet Leaders Within The Organization, And Seek Projects That Will Leave A Lasting Impact. You’ll Have The Opportunity To Work On Real Life Business Needs. We Designed This Internship To Provide A Smooth Transition Into McDonald’s So You Don’t Have To Worry – If You Bring Your Curiosity And Work Ethic, We Will Bring The Know-How. You Will Receive Mentoring From Industry Leaders Who Want You To Succeed And Take Pride In Guiding You To Develop Into A McDonald’s Future Leader.

In Addition, The Capabilities You Will Acquire Set You Up For A Variety Of Career Paths Depending On Your Interests And Strengths, So Know That Beginning Your Career In The McDonald’s Corporate Internship Gives You Early Access To Our Full-Time Post-Graduation Opportunities.

How You’ll Be Compensated

You’ll Be Lovin’ Your Compensation Which Will Include:

  • $25/Hr (You Will Be Expected To Work 40 Hrs A Week During The 10-Week Internship)
  • Housing Stipend
  • Sponsored Social And Networking Events
  • Will Be Eligible For Summer Hours Schedule

Application instructions

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