Overall Company Rating
3.9 of 5 stars (192 Ratings)

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Displaying 11-20 of 192 Employee Reviews

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It is a great place.

4.3 of 5 stars

Executive in Equity Research | Boston, MA | 2017 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

It is a great place.

Downers

None.

Comments

It is a great place.

Executive in Sales & Trading

4.8 of 5 stars

New York, NY | 2017 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

culute/people here

Downers

we work very hard but don think that is a bad thing.

Mid-level in Equity Research

4.8 of 5 stars

New York, NY | 2017 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

My specific working situation, ie. the other team members.

Treated like one of their own

4.8 of 5 stars

Entry-level in Sales & Trading | New York, NY | 2017 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Culture

Lot of potential, lot of upside.

3.8 of 5 stars

Mid-level in Equity Research | New York, NY | 2017 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Firm truly cares about development of research associates.

I love Cowen

4.0 of 5 stars

Experienced in Equity Research | New York, NY | 2017 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Our culture is the best and our people are the most kind and empathetic

Downers

A lot of competition. We have a lot of talented folks.

Comments

If you are in healthcare equity research, Cowen is the best. Hands down, from any perspective.

great career development

4.0 of 5 stars

Mid-level in Equity Research | Boston, MA | 2017 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Culture, responsibilities

Downers

Compensation, brand

A place to start and finish your career.

4.0 of 5 stars

Executive in Equity Research | San Francisco, CA | 2017 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

The culture is great, and there is a real sense that we are winning against bigger competition.

Downers

I could get paid more elsewhere; but I think it is a worthwhile tradeoff.

Unique opportunity to build a business with senior management support and great teamwork.

4.1 of 5 stars

Executive in Sales & Trading | New York, NY | 2017 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

people, teamwork, vision/goals, work life balance, opportunity

Downers

non-rated broker dealer so credit constraints

Worked harder than I thought I ever could while learning more than I ever thought possible

3.4 of 5 stars

Experienced in Equity Research | New York, NY | 2017 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Differentiated culture, support for trying new ideas and taking risks, empathy is a core value of our firm

Downers

Not warm and fuzzy relationship with direct reports, difficult to break into a sales force who has been here for awhile

Comments

I think Cowen is a great place that gives great experience. The culture is collegial and accountable, but no room for coasting.