Hiring Practices and Locations:

Antitrust and Competition Economics (Boston, MA, Chicago, IL, College Station, TX, Oakland, CA, Salt Lake City, UT, Washington, DC), Energy (Boston, MA, Washington, DC), Finance (Boston, MA, Chicago, IL, Oakland, CA), Financial Economics (Washington, DC),  Forensic Services (Boston, MA, Chicago, IL, Toronto, ON, Washington, DC), Intellectual Property (Chicago, IL, New York, NY), Life Sciences (Boston, MA, New York, NY, San Francisco, CA).

CRA is a leading global consulting firm that provides independent economic and financial analysis behind litigation matters, guides businesses through critical strategy and operational issues to become more profitable, and advises governments on the economic impact of policies and regulations.  Our two main services - economic and management consulting - are delivered by practice groups that focus on specific areas of expertise or industries.  By providing innovative and analytic perspectives to complex issues, CRA delivers meaningful, customized and practical solutions to our clients.

Our Summer Analyst Internship program is meant to mirror the analyst experience to give you a greater understanding of our business and the type of work that is done at Charles River Associates.  Throughout the 10 week program, Analyst Interns work closely with both senior and junior staff on project teams across a variety of industries, and apply economic, financial and business principles to solve real-world problems.  We offer a competitive compensation package, professional development opportunities, and a work environment that is collegial and entrepreneurial.

Responsibilities

During the Analyst Internship program, you can expect to work on many aspects of a project:

•    Analyzing economic and financial data using spreadsheets and databases
•    Ensuring the integrity and accuracy of analyses
•    Programming, model building, and regression analysis in statistical analysis programs, such as SAS and Stata
•    Assisting in the production and development of research summaries, expert reports, and the presentation of findings
•    Reviewing and summarizing analyst reports, client documents, and industry trade press
•    Conducting industry, market, and competitor research
•    Performing interview-based research on behalf of commercial clients, government entities, and industry associations

Qualifications

We’re looking for analytical, highly-motivated juniors and first year masters students (non MBA) majoring in economics, finance, mathematics, accounting, computer science, engineering or another quantitative discipline. We place high value on knowledge of economic and financial concepts, research experience, quantitative ability, exceptional written and oral communication skills, and a high level of initiative.  We expect Analyst/Associate Interns to use data and analysis to solve problems, effectively manage their time and prioritize tasks, and take pride and ownership in their work.

How to apply

To be considered for the Analyst/Associate Internship program, please submit your resume, cover letter, AND unofficial transcript with your online application.

Please note any location and practice preferences in your cover letter. The deadline to apply is March 31, 2021.  Note: The start date for this position is Summer 2021.

Charles River Associates is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer (EEO/AAE): Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled.

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