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4.2 of 5 stars (195 Ratings)

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Displaying 21-30 of 195 Employee Reviews

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Great environment in which to begin professional career

4.2 of 5 stars

Midlevel in Economic | New York, NY | 2015 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

High-profile work, the culture, the people, work-life balance is taken seriously

Downers

Hours are often unpredictable, level of activity can be highly variable

Comments

The firm has an excellent graduate school placement record in business school, law school, PhD programs etc.

An Opportunity to Develop Both Hard and Soft Skills

4.1 of 5 stars

Entry-level in Economic | Boston, MA | 2015 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

The learning opportunities and pleasant work atmosphere

Downers

The variation and heaviness of the hours

Comments

Cornerstone is a great place for recent college graduates who are looking to develop their quantitative and qualitative skills for a few years, before possibly pursuing graduate education, work in a different industry, or a continued career in economic consulting.

Great colleagues and tremendous personal and professional growth

4.1 of 5 stars

Experienced in Health Care and/or Pharmaceuticals | Boston, MA | 2015 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Colleagues, Compensation, Interesting Work

Downers

Hours, sometimes stressful

A wide variety of analytical challenges, extensive skill building, and incredible people to work with.

4.2 of 5 stars

Midlevel in Economic | San Francisco, CA | 2015 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Culture; Many early leadership opportunities; Fantastic exit opportunities; Extensive analytical and quantitative training

Downers

Variable hours

Entry-level in Economic

3.7 of 5 stars

Boston, MA | 2015 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Culture

Downers

Volatility of hours

Cornerstone is a great first job for the analytically inclined.

3.7 of 5 stars

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

Uppers

Intelligent and thoughtful colleagues, interesting and complex cases.

Downers

Unpredictable hours, lack of perks, client exposure varies by case.

Entry-level in Economic

4.8 of 5 stars

Boston, MA | 2014 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Challenging but rewarding learning curve. Opens doors for grad school. Awesome firm culture and coworkers.

Downers

Volatile work hours depending on client demands.

Experienced in Economic

4.8 of 5 stars

Boston, MA | 2014 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

A fantastic group of people.

Downers

Fluctuations in work hours that are hard to anticipate.

Midlevel in Economic

5.0 of 5 stars

Boston, MA | 2014 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Fantastic people, interesting work, great exit opportunities

Downers

Lumpy hours

Midlevel in Economic

4.8 of 5 stars

Boston, MA | 2014 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

My brilliant colleagues

Downers

Lumpiness of hours

Comments

I would encourage candidates to think seriously about fit. It tends to be overlooked oftentimes, but is one of the most important aspect of a team-oriented job.

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