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Boston, MA (US)
501 to 1000 employees
1965
Company - Public (CRAI)
Consulting
€100 to €500 million (EUR) per year
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Charles River Associates (CRA) is a global consulting firm specializing in litigation, regulatory, financial, and management consulting. We provide economic and financial analysis in litigation and regulatory proceedings and guide businesses through critical strategy and ... Read more

Mission: For over 50 years, CRA has been a premier consulting firm. Each of our practice areas is highly regarded, and our consultants are recognized for their creative and multi-disciplinary approach to solving our clients’ complex problems in the US and throughout the world ... Read more

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    "Great firm"

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    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Boston, MA (US)
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    I have been working at Charles River Associates full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The people! Everyone says that about their own company, but truly the people at CRA are great. Everyone cares about looking after each other, delivering a great work product, and continuous improvement. Compensation is decent- salaries are at market rate or slightly below, but the bonuses are generous if you work hard. The internal infrastructure is solid allowing you to focus on the most interesting part of the job (the work!)

    Cons

    As is typical of consulting firms, the hours can be long and unpredictable.

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Charles River Associates photo of: Thank you to everyone who made #CRARacNRoll a successful week of learning, socializing, and professional growth. To our junior class of 2018, welcome to CRA!
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Charles River Associates photo of: Best of luck this semester, Harvard students! Look forward to meeting you at Consulting Networking Night 9/14. And don’t forget about the on-campus interview application deadline 9/19. Goo.gl/kucgSe
Charles River Associates photo of: Boston College, CRA is coming your way for a career fair on 9/13 and an information session on 9/25! Take a look at our careers page if you plan to stop by and chat. Goo.gl/kucgSe
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Charles River Associates Interviews

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Charles River Associates (London, England (UK)) in February 2017.

    Interview

    Was invited for the first round interview.
    It started with a math and verbal test. Very very easy. And then there was a written test. I was asked to summarised an article. The last part was case interview.

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Charles River Associates Awards & Accolades

  • ISO 27001:2013 certification for Forensic Services Practice, International Organization for Standardization (ISO), 2018
  • Top Patent Professionals, IAM Patent 1000, 2018
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