Associate/Consulting Associate

Los Angeles, CA; Tallahassee, FL; Washington, DC

About Charles River Associates

For over 50 years, Charles River Associates has been a premier consulting firm that offers employees a place to learn from a diverse group of consultants, industry experts, and academics. At CRA you will be exposed to leading minds who use economic, financial, and business analysis to solve complex real-world problems for an impressive roster of clients, including major law firms, Fortune 100 companies, and government agencies. Through a collegial environment, formal and informal training opportunities, and a broad array of professional development resources, your experience at CRA will open doors for your career.

CRA’s Labor and Employment Practice provides expertise and support in a wide range of litigation disputes involving employment processes such as compensation, hiring, promotion, termination, and the role of gender, race, ethnicity and age in employment practices. Our clients, which include preeminent law firms, Fortune 500 companies, and government agencies, come to us for our technical skills, rigorous analysis, and expert insight to understand all aspects of their employment data. We also assist employers by conducting proactive studies of employment and contracting practices, monitoring consent decrees and settlement agreements, and designing systems to track employment practices.

Your Responsibilities

Your specific responsibilities may include:

  • Programming, model building, regression and data analysis in statistical analysis programs (either Stata, SAS, or R)
  • Reviewing, processing, and constructing datasets that serve as inputs to these analyses, including company time-keep, applicant tracking, performance, and HRIS data
  • Performing labor market research
  • Reviewing and summarizing documents
  • Participating in analysis design, project management and report preparation
  • Ensuring reliability of analysis through quality control review

Qualifications

We are looking for curious, analytical, highly-motivated candidates with 2-5 years of full-time, professional experience programming in Stata, SAS, R or Python. The ideal candidate will have focused undergraduate and/or graduate study coursework in programming languages, and mathematics or economics.  We value knowledge of economic and statistical concepts, research experience, quantitative ability, exceptional English written and oral communication skills, and a high level of initiative.  We expect Associates and Consulting Associates to use data to solve client problems, work collaboratively with a team, effectively manage their time and prioritize tasks, and take pride and ownership in their work.

To Apply

To be considered for this position, please submit your cover letter, resume, and transcripts (can be unofficial) to this posting.

Work Location, Flexibility, and COVID Safety

At CRA, we believe in creating a work environment that enables our colleagues to benefit from being together in the office to best deliver on our promise of career growth and mentorship, while also taking advantage of the flexibility and inclusivity that working from home provides. We continue to monitor local government and regulatory guidance and adapt our safety guidelines accordingly. For those who begin the interview process with CRA, your recruiting point of contact will be available to answer any questions about work location and COVID safety.

Our Commitment to Diversity

Charles River Associates is an equal opportunity employer. As part of our focus on equity and inclusion, we work to ensure a fair and consistent hiring process. We celebrate diversity and we are committed to an inclusive work environment.

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

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