Cambridge Associates, LLC

www.cambridgeassociates.com
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Good place to start

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Current Employee - Junior Research Associate
Current Employee - Junior Research Associate

I have been working at Cambridge Associates, LLC full-time

Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Friendly people, opportunity to learn

Cons

The work gets old, management at times micro-manages

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Great company for early investment career experience

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate
    Former Employee - Associate

    I worked at Cambridge Associates, LLC full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great people, a broad learning knowledge; people are willing to help out; superiors are super friendly and want to help; great if you know 100% that you want to get an MBA as they have great connections

    Cons

    Terrible salary; job gets repetitive; expect to stay a long time. I always think Cambridge would be a great place to do an internship because you learn so much about so many different types of investing. The downside, is that it does not teach you the necessary skills to do a lot of this type of investing (e.g. Hedge Funds or Private Equity or Venture Capital)

    Advice to Management

    Increase pay/incentives; Don't stick to the job progression guidelines so rigidly


  2. Helpful (3)

    Good people, great work/life balance, interesting clients and work

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Investment Advisor in Menlo Park, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Investment Advisor in Menlo Park, CA

    I worked at Cambridge Associates, LLC full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good people
    Great balance
    Diversity of clients
    Interesting topics to cover

    Cons

    Not too tech savvy
    Clients ultimately make their own decisions
    Billable hours (at least you have to keep track of them)
    Bureaucratic for a client-services business

    Advice to Management

    Mandate innovation, best practices and true thought leadership from the top down, rather than merely repurposing models and exhibits for various clients with different titles as cost/time effectively as possible.


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