University Intern or Full-time

West Ocean City, MD

Create the foundation for your career in the hospitality industry at the beach!  Have the chance to own your own business, while never working a Sunday.  Join Chick-fil-A West Ocean City, Maryland's Leadership Development Program (LDP) and you will learn why Chick-fil-A is the premier quick service restaurant.  We have the opportunity to make life changing impact in our local community through the ~500,000 guests we serve annually and 80+ team members you will help lead.  The LDP can be a 10-week internship or a full-time structured 2+ year program where you will learn every aspect of working in and directing our kitchen, front counter, drive thru, seasonal dynamic, and administrative functions.  After the 2-3 years you could decide to stay longer term at Chick-fil-A Ocean City, or progress to a next chapter in your career after being equipped through our program.  You will learn how to create remarkable guest experiences, manage food costs, recruit and retain talent, set /achieve performance goals, and network in Ocean City’s expansive tourism industry.

We offer:

  • Living and working in Ocean City, Maryland
  • No over-nights or Sundays
  • Learn how to be competitive to possibly get your own store
  • Above market pay with overtime
  • Signing / Relocation bonus
  • Performance bonuses
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Travel-conference training in hospitality, grand opening certification, and marketing
  • Retirement contribution matching
  • Personal coaching / mentoring with the owner / operator


  • Hospitality or Management Major
  • 3.0+ GPA
  • 2+ years of restaurant experience
  • Demonstrated initiative
  • Community involvement and leadership


  • Energetic, friendly, and customer oriented 
  • Entrepreneurial interests
  • Professionalism
  • Growth mindset
  • Servant leadership willingness