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Real Estate Development Internship

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McDonald's Corporation

McDonald's Corporation

Real Estate Development Internship

Chicago, IL
Internship
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    COMPANY DESCRIPTION

    ABOUT MCDONALD'S

    McDonald's is proud to be one of the most recognized brands in the world, with restaurants in over 100 countries that serve 70 million customers daily. As the global leader in the food service industry, our legacy of innovation and hard work continues to drive us. From drive thru updates to delivery to mobile order and pay, we are innovating quickly and growing. Joining McDonald's means thinking big and preparing for a career that can have influence around the world.

    At McDonald's, we see every day as a chance to create positive impact. We lead through our values centered on inclusivity, service, integrity, community and family. From support of Ronald McDonald House Charities to our Youth Opportunity project and sustainability initiatives, our values keep us dedicated to using our scale for good: good for our customers, people, industry and planet. We also offer outstanding benefits including a sabbatical program, tuition assistance and flexible work arrangements.

    While most of us are working remote during COVID-19, we're excited to get back to our state-of-the-art headquarters in the booming West Loop of downtown Chicago! It's set up to be a global hub that cultivates collaboration:

    • Take a class at Hamburger University
    • Sample future items in our Test Kitchen
    • Utilize the latest technology to connect with your team around the globe

    We are an equal opportunity employer committed to the diversity of our crew members, staff, operators, and suppliers. We promote an inclusive work environment that creates feel-good moments for everyone. We are interested in people who enhance our company culture: Does this role interest you? We encourage you to apply even if you don't meet every single requirement!

    JOB DESCRIPTION

    INTERNSHIP PROGRAM OVERVIEW

    Enjoy a flexible work environment where you can think critically and feed your need (and ours!) for innovation. After initial training, dive in with your full-time team to learn the business and enjoy robust programming including our Executive Speaker Series, Lunch and Learns with unique teams like Restaurant Architecture and Happy Meals, Employee Business Network sessions, and other training. We designed this internship to provide a smooth transition into McDonald's so don't worry - if you bring curiosity and work ethic, we will bring the know-how.

    We believe we are #BetterTogether, so we encourage networking through Peer Lunches and mentorship 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, and beginning your career in the McDonald's Corporate Internship gives you early access to our full-time post-graduation opportunities.

    DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW

    The Real Estate Center of Excellence "COE", is the team that's responsible for acquiring real estate for new or relocated McDonald's restaurants. This team collaborates with the Finance Department, Legal Department, Field Construction Departments, Analytics Department, Construction COE and individual Field Offices to make new stores happen. Members of this team are experienced in real estate analysis, trade area analysis, planning, real estate development and contract negotiations. In addition, members of this team have to be strategic, lead outside vendors and have an above average working knowledge of construction, site planning and financial analysis. McDonald's USA is counting on this team to develop 120+ new restaurants a year. Our team strives to be the best in class real estate team for the restaurant industry.

  • Qualifications

    WHY WE'LL HIRE YOU

    You are a strong candidate if you:

    • You're a JUNIOR working towards your Bachelor's degree with a graduation date in Fall 2020 or Spring 2021
    • Preferred majors include: REAL ESTATE, FINANCE, BUSINESS MANAGEMENT, ECONOMICS
    • Have a college GPA of AT LEAST 3.0
    • Have a PASSION FOR RESTAURANTS, REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT, REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT AND AN ENTREPRENEURIAL SPIRIT
    • Can WORK MONDAY-FRIDAY DURING ALL 10 WEEKS of the internship (6/7 - 8/13)
    • Have COMMUNICATION SKILLS that are strong and adapt based on your audience
    • You're 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. 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 mentorship 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/Hour (Expect to work 40 hrs each week)
    • Housing Stipend
    • McDPerks (discounted museum tickets, movie tickets, car rentals)
    • Access to our world-class headquarters and facilities (gym, company events, rooftop patio)
    • Company-sponsored social and networking events
    • Eligible for Summer Hours

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

    McDonald's is committed to providing qualified individuals with disabilities reasonable accommodations to perform the essential functions of their jobs. Additionally, if you (or another applicant of whom you are aware) require assistance accessing or reading this job posting or otherwise seek assistance in the application process, please contact [email protected] McDonald's provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to sex, sex stereotyping, pregnancy (including pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), race, color, religion, ancestry or national origin, age, disability status, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, protected military or veteran status, citizenship status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

    Nothing in this job posting or description should be construed as an offer or guarantee of employment. JOB LOCATION

  • Industry
    Restaurants
  • About Us

    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.