Charles River Associates Review Data

14 total review submissions

YearPositionLocationGroup/DivisionOverall
2020InternBostonGeneralistThe company culture was great in that lower level managers…There is a pretty steep learning curve, so be ready for…
20191st Year AnalystBostonEconomic ConsultingThe people! Everyone says that about their own company, but…Corporate staff could be given more visibility/recognition…
20191st Year AnalystNew YorkEconomic ConsultingGreat culture, good hours, competitive comp. Colleagues all…Internal technology is pretty strong but could benefit from…
20191st Year AssociateBostonLife SciencesI haven't started the work so I don't know how to…Everyone I met at the company is friendly and seem to be…
20181st Year AssociateLondonHealthcaregood compensation
nice location and facility
work/life balance
lack of leadership and training…
2019InternWashingtonGeneralist* Great people, analytical work opportunities, and skill-…* Relatively lower pay compared to other big players in the…
20191st Year AssociateBostonEconomic ConsultingGood work-life balance; high-profile clients; access to…Boring work; no link between effort / reward; junior staff…
20191st Year AnalystBostonEconomic ConsultingThe Boston location is great, upper-management provides…There's little transparency about promotions, bonuses…
20191st Year AssociateLondonLife SciencesGood work:life balance, interesting projects, nice/smart…Quality of project managers varies, occasional poor time…
20181st Year AnalystWashingtonAntitrust- Great health benefits
- solid work/Life balance…
- Long hours
- Pay could be slightly more…
20181st Year AnalystBostonLife SciencesCRA is a great first job for those starting their careers…The consulting life is a roller-coaster: there are times…
20181st Year AssociateLondonLife SciencesThe people at the firm seem very interested in your…Since the life science practice operated 3 areas (strategy…
20141st Year AssociateChicagoEconomic ConsultingVery smart colleagues. There is a great (and improving)…Junior-level individuals that take on additional…
20121st Year AssociateBostonCompetitionIf you get assigned to a good supervisor/VP, then CRA is a…Some VPs are not easy or fun to work for and they do not…

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