As of 2015, a printable application for McDonald's is available online in the McDonalds Application Online – Printable Job Employment Form section of the McDonald’s website. McDonald’s offers several ways to apply for positions, including submitting longhand forms in person, completing online applications or referral by existing employees.
McDonald’s offers employment opportunities for entry level and mid-level positions, including cashiers, crew workers or management. Applicants who submit longhand forms at preferred locations or who are referred by existing workers have the best chances of receiving interviews. The company is particularly interested in applicants who are enthusiastic, have excellent communications skills and possess the desire to move up within the company ranks.