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  • Boston, MA
  • 1001 to 5000 Employees
  • 1965
  • Company - Public (CRAI)
  • Business Consulting
  • $100 to $500 million (USD)

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 ...
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 throughout the world. Our mission is to ...

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February 1, 2023
Diversity and Inclusion
On this day in 1865, President Abraham Lincoln formally ratified the 13th Amendment of the Constitution, forever abolishing slavery and indentured servitude in the U.S. The ripple effects of that monumental act can still be felt today. National Freedom Day also marks the beginning of Black History Month, created in 1986 to shine a much-needed spotlight on the courage, achievements, and sacrifices the Black community has made—and its ongoing struggle for true equality. The infographic below highlights some encouraging trends, as well as some areas where more progress is needed—while offering helpful tips for how to honor Black history. At CRA, we believe it’s critically important to continually broaden our knowledge and understanding of our country’s past, both the heartening and the harrowing. It’s the only way we can create a better, more equitable world—and a future we can all be proud of.
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At CRA, we take great pride in creating competitive, immersive internships that allow us to empower and guide new talent from all walks of life. We’re proud to hear the feeling is mutual. At the end of our summer program, our interns participate in a survey conducted by Vault-Firsthand. We are honored to announce that CRA recently placed #10 in Vault’s Best Consulting Internships rankings—as well as #13 for Best Internships for Quality of Life and #75 for Best Internships overall. Our 2023 internships are officially open. Apply now to take part in one of our highly ranked programs—and discover how CRA can help you take the first steps in building your future!
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- Smart and highly-motivated colleagues working on intellectually challenging projects. - Collaborative, relaxed and friendly culture - Unlike many jobs out of undergrad, junior analysts are asked to


- Long hours are expected for any consulting job, but often the work flow is very uneven: one week is very quiet and the next is overwhelming. This is largely due to the nature of the cases, but also
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    Split in 2 rounds - one for half an hour with analysts, and the rest for 2-3 hours with people from different levels on the team. Behavioral overall and mostly questions about your resume.

    Why Econ Consulting? Long-term plans?

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Charles River Associates Awards & Accolades

  • Top 50 Consulting FirmsThe Consulting Report2022
  • Public Interest Law Initiative’s Annual Pro Bono 2022 Recognition RosterPublic Interest Law Initiative2022
  • Top 100 Next Gen WorkplacesRipple Match2021
  • Global Arbitration Review’s Expert Witness Firms’ Power IndexGlobal Arbitration Review2020
  • IAM Patent 1000 - The World's Leading Patent Professionals(IAM) Intellectual Asset Management2020

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