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4.2 of 5 stars (169 Ratings)

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Displaying 11-20 of 169 Employee Reviews

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Entry-level in Economic

4.5 of 5 stars

Menlo Park, CA | 2014 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Great work/ life balance, intellectually stimulating, great culture

Partner in Economic

4.7 of 5 stars

Menlo Park, CA | 2014 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Firm culture

Downers

Unpredictable demand

Experienced in Economic

4.5 of 5 stars

Los Angeles, CA | 2014 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Culture and opportunity

Entry-level in Economic

4.6 of 5 stars

Boston, MA | 2014 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

The people and firm culture.

Downers

None.

Entry-level in Economic

4.3 of 5 stars

San Francisco, CA | 2014 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Supportive culture, solid compensation, interesting and varied work

Downers

Lack of name recognition, lack of client interaction, no career track

Comments

Because most of the senior consulting staff are PhDs, Cornerstone has a more academic vibe than other consulting firms. The work in niche, and no one at the bar will recognize the name. But Cornerstone is a premier firm in the economic consulting world, and the high-profile cases and generous compensation reflect this. As with any job, you get out what you put in: if you invest in the firm and in your casework, the firm and your managers will invest in you. The exit opportunities at Cornerstone are extremely prestigious. This is a fantastic first job.

Partner in Economic

4.7 of 5 stars

Menlo Park, CA | 2014 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Great work, great people, great culture.

Downers

Maintaining great culture means lost of personal investment in non-billable areas.

Experienced in Financial Services

4.7 of 5 stars

Boston, MA | 2014 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Culture

Downers

Project deadlines

Comments

Cornerstone challenges an employee in variety of ways; and therefore. offers a wide range of exposure. Employees can improve their leadership, analytical, writing, data and presentation skills while at Cornerstone. Firm culture facilitates the professional and personal development of an employee and offers a comfortable work setting.

Other in Economic

4.3 of 5 stars

San Francisco, CA | 2014 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

The people and their mutual respect for one another.

Comments

Cornerstone is a great place for a first job out of undergrad.

Experienced in Economic

4.1 of 5 stars

Washington, DC | 2014 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

The people and culture

Downers

Unexpected long hours can happen.

Entry-level in Economic

4.2 of 5 stars

San Francisco, CA | 2014 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Culture; importance and appreciation of the analyst role; non-billable opportunities to develop leadership skills

Downers

Hours can be long during peak busy periods

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