Caroline Heilbrun

Caroline Heilbrun

Analyst

Congratulations, you’re hired! Now what?

What to do between the offer and the first day

I accepted my Charles River Associates offer on Thanksgiving Day. As soon as I hit “Send,” I raced down the stairs and into the kitchen. After heaping stuffing onto my plate, my family and I watched my hometown Washington Football Team get steamrolled by the Dallas Cowboys.

Eight months remained before the start of Research & Analysis Core (RAC) Training (introductory training for all CRA Analysts) in August. Besides watch Thanksgiving football, what could I do in the interim? Read more >