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4.2 of 5 stars (195 Ratings)

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Young professionals provided with responsibilities, opportunities to thrive.

4.4 of 5 stars

Entry-level in Financial Services | 2015 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Culture, flexibility, and variation in case work

Downers

Volatility of hours and industry

Comments

What matters more than anything else in considering this job is an interest and appetite for new experiences, knowledge, and opportunities. you can learn the financial, statistic, and other techniques we use fairly quickly if you have the desire to do so. That desire and mentality is essential.

"Man Stumbles into Dream Job, is Happier than all MBA Classmates at 10-year Reunion"

4.3 of 5 stars

Executive in Economic | Menlo Park, CA | 2015 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

The people, followed by the work itself.

Downers

the volatility in the hours

It is challenging, but I am learning every day.

4.3 of 5 stars

Midlevel in Economic | Menlo Park, CA | 2015 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Collegiate environment, intellectually stimulant work.

Downers

Exit opportunities, equity comes too late in career.

Comments

Preparation for the interview, including the technical aspects of it, is very helpful. Look at the company's website. It has a lot of resources.

Great company, very smart economists.

4.4 of 5 stars

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

Uppers

Smart co-workers.

Downers

Long hours.

Comments

Great learning experience.

Interesting and diverse set of case experience. Large number of training and development opportunities.

3.9 of 5 stars

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

Uppers

Really interesting work. Great people. Great work environment.

Downers

Sometimes long and stressful hours. Some casework can be tedious and repetitive.

Comments

Read the information on our website. Read the backgrounds of the people that work here. It will give you a good idea of the type of work that we do and the types of people we work with.

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

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