There are newer employer reviews for Cambridge Systematics

 

Pigeon hole, low responsibility

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Transportation Analyst
Former Employee - Transportation Analyst

I worked at Cambridge Systematics full-time

Pros

Some may like the semi-casual atmosphere, relative to other consulting companies. Good benefits.

Cons

"Analysts" are given very little responsibility or latitude, and rarely given client interaction. Professional growth is slow. New employees are quickly pigeon holed into doing one thing, alot, and focused. Not as much room to expand professional knowledge. Expect to wait 4-5 years after grad school to expect doing more business development and meeting with clients, or leading projects. Other companies give more responsibility much earlier.

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

10 Other Employee Reviews for Cambridge Systematics (View Most Recent)

Sort: Rating Date
  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Working at Cambridge Systematics

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate  in  Bethesda, MD
    Current Employee - Associate in Bethesda, MD

    I have been working at Cambridge Systematics

    Pros

    Good pool of national experts with strong knowledge and understanding of transportation issues in the country
    Opportunities for expertise and knowlege and exposure growth exist and are available for those ambitious individuals
    Good benefits

    Cons

    Need for clearer measures for promoting individuals at all levels
    Need for more robust management/senior set up
    Salary adjustments appear to be very egalitarian. Recommend revising to reward people appropriately

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Help more junior staff develop into robust and strong leader to help the company continue to succeed.

  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    generally good

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Cambridge Systematics

    Pros

    big company, lots of folks to work with

    Cons

    same kind of work over and over, deadline pressure

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    return people's calls and follow up with potential customers are important, believe it or not

There are newer employer reviews for Cambridge Systematics

Worked for Cambridge Systematics? Contribute to the Community!

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.