Cambridge Associates, LLC

  www.cambridgeassociates.com
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Cambridge Associates, LLC Reviews in Boston, MA

147 Reviews
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Cambridge Associates, LLC Chairman and CEO Sandra A. Urie
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good work / life balance with opportunities to learn a lot about portfolio management quickly (in 24 reviews)

  • Opportunity to learn about all asset classes through due diligence on top investment managers, research, etc (in 15 reviews)


Cons
  • Long hours during peak periods, work can sometimes be repetitive (in 12 reviews)

  • status reporting, and (3) data entry (in 9 reviews)

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  1.  

    Great firm

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Consulting Associate in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Senior Consulting Associate in Boston, MA

    I worked at Cambridge Associates, LLC full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good culture, well-respected firm and good work-life balance

    Cons

    Not the highest pay in the investment world, but that goes for all consultants

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Software Developer

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Boston, MA

    I have been working at Cambridge Associates, LLC full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Nice team, and working environment

    Cons

    Not so latest technology due to the financial platform, they are not a big fan of what is the latest technology.

  3.  

    Fantastic experience at the firm.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA

    I have been working at Cambridge Associates, LLC full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Senior staff invests in professional development of junior employees; great culture

    Cons

    Can't think of any--this is a phenomenal place to build a career.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Great company with opportunities to grow

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA

    I worked at Cambridge Associates, LLC full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Well managed. Good work-life balance. Opportunities to work with talented colleagues.

    Cons

    Hard to jump to another group within the company.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great Firm

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Summer Consulting Associate in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Summer Consulting Associate in Boston, MA

    I worked at Cambridge Associates, LLC as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    I had a great experience with Cambridge Associates. The firm has a very collaborative and collegiate culture. They train you extensively at the beginning. CA takes a lot of pride in the work it does for non-profit institutions, rightfully so.

    Cons

    I had a very positive experience as a Summer Analyst and during the 10 week internship did not encounter any 'cons'.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Great working environment, Great people

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Boston, MA

    I have been working at Cambridge Associates, LLC full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Most people are willing to cooperate, resonable and smart. Great work/life balance. Open minded leaders with long-term perspective in enterprise development.
    The company also provides great career path for the internal employees, and many people work for the company more than 10 years, even 20 years.

    Cons

    I could not tell much about the cons, since I like this company. If I have to something, I will say that the work pace could be a little faster. Be more responsive to the market change and be more client-oriented.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    My experience has been unique, rewarding and educational.

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA

    I have been working at Cambridge Associates, LLC

    Pros

    Respectful management, Flexibility to balance work/personal commitments, Great compensation and bonuses, Recognition of a job well done.

    Cons

    Long Hours, non-rapid growing roles

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Great Culture, C-Level Mgmt Rocks!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA

    I have been working at Cambridge Associates, LLC

    Pros

    Culture
    Thought Leaders in Industry
    Benefits, Flexible hours
    Challenging Projects
    You see it, you get to fix it
    Great place for self starters
    People

    Cons

    Communications to middle management needs to improve, not enough networking events or opportunities so these future leaders can forge realationships

    Getting Bigger, losing intimacy/closeness that is part of firm culture

    Continuing Ed benefits could be better

    Needs to be more innovative with regard to how research and investment reports are given to clients

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Love my job-cannot complain

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous, Boston Office in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Anonymous, Boston Office in Boston, MA

    I have been working at Cambridge Associates, LLC

    Pros

    It really all depends on your department. I enjoy the Large Company, flexibility of managers, great co-workers.

    Cons

    Knowing that some procedures that you see could be improved to be made more efficient, but theres nothing you can do but make the most of it.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Who am I to give advice to Sandy. Shes obv. running a very successful and stable company

    Recommends
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