Questions about CRA’s day-to-day activities come up in conversation with my family, friends, and prospective candidates. I started at CRA over four months ago, and I still have not been able to craft a consistent response to that question. The reason for that: days can be atypical. That is one of the reasons I decided to join the firm after my internship last summer. I was looking for an environment where I would be challenged to grow every day. Read more >
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.
The only thing constant about my day-to-day life in CRA is that I’m never doing the same thing from one day to the next. Each day brings its own unique set of challenges that makes going to work exciting. It also helps that my co-workers are friendly and intelligent individuals who I enjoy being around both in and out of work. Read more >
Three members of Boston’s Antitrust & Competition Economics’ junior staff started a ping pong “league.” Regular season, which we’re in now and may never get out of, has periodic tournaments and will culminate in a championship. Championship seeding will be determined by Elo ratings earned during the regular season. The rating system has created friendly rivalries, dramatic upsets, and high-profile games. Read more >
Candidates often ask me what it was like to start working at CRA. Some of them worry about being expected to know everything about antitrust law or arrive an expert programmer. CRA does a great job of preparing you for project work no matter your background. Most analysts start at CRA in July and within their first month attend a week-long training in Boston. Since I started in April, months before the formal training, I relied on the Oakland office’s training to prepare me for project work. Read more >