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At CRA, you’ll be exposed to leading minds who use economic, financial, and business analysis to solve complex problems. Through a collegial environment, formal and informal training opportunities, and a broad array of professional development resources, the CRA experience opens doors. Hear from current employees about the work experience—from why they chose CRA, including the training and mentorship opportunities, to how CRA has grown their careers.

Investigating a forensic associate

A question I’m often asked is “What do digital forensic investigators do?” As Google defines it, we “use forensic tools and investigative methods to hunt for files and information that have been hidden, deleted, or lost in a specific electronic media.” If I were to explain this in my own words, an investigator’s end goal is to find “dirt” on a piece of evidence provided. Read more >

Out of the classroom and into the office: Adjusting to life at CRA

Midterms, weekly assignments, group projects, and final exam season. I know the routine well. And after all those years, it surprisingly became a comfortable one. I started my journey at CRA over four months ago in the Washington, DC office. For someone who had only known university life, I didn’t have a clear idea of what the “real world” would bring – and how I would inevitability adjust. I had just graduated from Queen’s University in Canada and I was ready for the next step in my career. Read more >

An inside look at Intellectual Property

My name is Annie Gerspach, and I am an associate in the Intellectual Property (IP) Practice in the Chicago office. I first learned of CRA through on-campus recruiting and networking during the fall of my junior year at the University of Notre Dame. After interviewing on campus, I was fortunate enough to receive an offer for a summer internship in Chicago. The internship provided a thorough representation of what my role as an analyst would be. When extended an offer to join the firm full-time, I was thrilled to accept.  Read more >

A guide to CRA’s NYC office

Welcome to the Big Apple! 

CRA’s Manhattan office sits in the heart of Times Square at 1411 Broadway. With such a central location, our office is easily accessible by foot, train, bus, and even car (if you’re ambitious enough). Though most of our NYC employees live in the city, some also reside in the nearby boroughs and suburbs of Brooklyn, Hoboken, and Westchester.  Read more >

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