Cambridge Associates, LLC

www.cambridgeassociates.com
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Good entry level position...

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Former Employee - Analyst in Arlington, VA
Former Employee - Analyst in Arlington, VA

I worked at Cambridge Associates, LLC

Pros

- good work environment, a lot of young professionals, willing to help out others
- decent job for a college graduate
- set career path
- get to work on some interesting clients

Cons

- the work itself gets very repetitive even as you progress in the career path. the only perk of progressing is you get to delegate the work to associates.
- the job is mainly data collection/entry at the associate level
- the hours can be long during the busy cycle (60+)
- compensation is pretty low (43k starting)

Advice to ManagementAdvice

offer better compensation and more continuous training that challenges your employees.

Approves of CEO

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    Cambridge Associates Manager

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    Current Employee - Manager in Arlington, VA
    Current Employee - Manager in Arlington, VA

    I have been working at Cambridge Associates, LLC

    Pros

    Good intiaial experience for young college graduates. Looks good on resume. Ability to work on multiple projects / asset classes. Most employee leave for business school after three to five years.

    Cons

    Pay is sub standard for finance industry. Limited upward mobitlity. Corporate philosophy is very backwards looking, and firm management is afraid to be bold in taking new direction.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The future is not going to look like the past so stop looking in the rear view mirror. Founders' philosophy worked 20 years ago; time to re-assess.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Good first job, very friendly and collaborative atmosphere.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Investment Performance Associate in Arlington, VA
    Current Employee - Investment Performance Associate in Arlington, VA

    I have been working at Cambridge Associates, LLC

    Pros

    Everyone is always very willing to help out. Very collegial atmosphere. Young employees. Great area.

    Cons

    Compensation is fairly limited. Benefits package seems great at first but there are lots of hidden little clauses (especially with tuition assistance).

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Compensate a little bit better.

    Approves of CEO
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