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4.1 of 5 stars (276 Ratings)

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Displaying 1-10 of 28 Employee Reviews

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Entry-level in Economic

3.3 of 5 stars

Washington, DC | 2016 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

The culture and the people

Downers

Hours can be demanding even if a specific deliverable is not required.

Comments

Bates White is a good place to be if you want to really get into the work you're doing. You will spend a lot of time with your coworkers, who all happen to be fun and pleasant to be around.

Very interesting work especially for those who thirst for data, high quality work product, humble colleagues, heavy workloads at times

3.4 of 5 stars

Midlevel in Economic | Washington, DC | 2016 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Interesting work, great colleagues, emphasis on career development

Downers

Volatile and unpredictable hours at times

Great opportunities to learn

2.8 of 5 stars

Entry-level in Economic | 2016 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Great mentorship and training opportunities!

Downers

Long and unpredictable hours.

Comments

The long hours are huge component of any job in consulting, especially econ consulting. Bates White works hard to compensate you for time and create a learning environment where you can thrive despite the pressures of deadlines.

Bates White offers a supportive environment in which to grow and contribute to meaningful work.

3.2 of 5 stars

Midlevel in Economic | Washington, DC | 2016 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Bates White offers great opportunities in getting early responsibility.

Comments

From an undergraduate perspective, Bates White is an ideal company at which to start one's career.

Driven graduate with limited relevant experience makes impact through detail-oriented and rigorous work.

2.9 of 5 stars

Midlevel in Health Care and/or Pharmaceuticals | Washington, DC | 2016 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Interesting and challenging work, responsibility, skill-building opportunities, ability to receive and give honest feedback.

Downers

Unpredictable hours, uncertain promotion paths/qualitative evaluation characteristics, consistency in messaging from firm leadership.

Inexperienced economics undergrad works with experienced PhDs on stimulating (anticompetition) case work

3.4 of 5 stars

Entry-level in Economic | Washington, DC | 2015 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Work/life balance, rigor/import of work, opportunities for undergraduates, diversity of experience

Downers

Constrained by legal environment

Bates White is a wonderful place to grow and gain a lot of responsibility at a young age.

2.8 of 5 stars

Entry-level in Economic | Washington, DC | 2015 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

The ability to take ownership over work streams.

Downers

The lack of monetary appreciation for going above and beyond.

Comments

Bates White will challenge you to think analytically and carefully. It will prepare you for almost any job.

Frustrating, educational, worth it

2.6 of 5 stars

Midlevel in Economic | Washington, DC | 2015 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

The experience; I was very well-positioned to apply to law school.

Downers

The hours; lack of control of career.

Experienced in Economic

3.4 of 5 stars

Washington, DC | 2014 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Strong comraderie feeling in the office, room to become an in-house expert at something.

Downers

Lopsided treatment and evaluation of staff between operations and client services

Comments

The firm tries hard to develop equality in hiring and promoting, but having a good relationship with at least one partner is key to a fulfilling career.

Entry-level in Economic

3.3 of 5 stars

Washington, DC | 2014 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Cases are important

Downers

Demanding/unpredictable hours

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