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Summer Associate - MBA

Company: Cornerstone Research
Location: Washington
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:









Summer Associate - MBA



Job Locations

US-NY-New York - US-CA-San Francisco and Silicon Valley - US-MA-Boston - US-IL-Chicago - US-CA-Los Angeles - US-DC-Washington






ID

2023-3304



Category

Summer Associate - MBA






































Overview









Who We AreCornerstone Research is a leading economic and financial consulting firm with more than 900 staff members across nine offices. Together with an extensive network of internationally prominent faculty, we conduct rigorous, objective research applying the highest standards from academia to address complex financial, economic, accounting, and marketing issues that arise in litigation and regulatory investigation. Cornerstone Research is involved in a broad variety of high-profile legal cases and disputes. Current matters focus on such topics as capital markets, business and securities valuation, M&A and corporate events, risk management, market competition, high-frequency trading, the impact of marketing on consumers, and patent infringement. For example, we address issues affecting the ongoing development of financial markets, such as applying frameworks at the intersection of finance and industrial organization economics to evaluate price setting in derivative markets. Beyond financial markets, we address financial economics issues arising in a range of other sectors, from such innovation- driven industries as life sciences and high technology to energy, telecommunications, and industrial markets. We address economic issues when evaluating potential mergers, claims of anticompetitive conduct, and the impact of intellectual property infringement. We also address marketing and economic issues arising in cases with allegations of misleading marketing or false claims. More detail can be found on our website: www.cornerstone.com.













Responsibilities









Summer Associates at Cornerstone Research
Cornerstone Research provides an interesting and rewarding work environment. The firm has grown steadily over more than thirty years and we maintain a firm culture that is collegial, supportive, friendly, and collaborative. The Summer Associate position offers prospective Associate candidates the opportunity to gain first-hand experience in our work. In these matters, we benefit from close collaboration with leading academics in finance and economics. Summer Associates help devise and apply innovative analytical approaches meeting the highest academic standards to address challenging issues arising in our work. We invest heavily in cutting edge information resources and computing capabilities, and often have access to proprietary data to inform our analysis.













Qualifications









Candidate Profile
Cornerstone Research provides exceptional career opportunities for M.B.A.s while offering an industry-competitive compensation and benefits package. The work we do is largely structured around collaborating in teams to develop and apply analytical frameworks to real- world issues and presenting complex analyses to our clients. Therefore, we look for candidates with strong analytical, communication, and management skills. The ideal candidate will also have a strong background and interest in finance, economics, or accounting. If you are a CPA or CFA, work in analytical finance, or are passionate about and are focusing on one of these fields in your M.B.A. program, we strongly encourage you to apply. Interested candidates should complete our online application where you will also be asked to submit a cover letter (including a statement describing your interest in economic and financial consulting and your location preferences), and a resume. Please be sure to rank our offices in order of your location preference, if any. We are currently hiring in our Boston, Brussels, Chicago, London, Los Angeles, New York, Bay Area (San Francisco & Silicon Valley) and Washington, D.C. offices. Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States. Cornerstone Research will consider students with F-1 status who can independently obtain work authorization. Cornerstone Research provides Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to legally protected categories, such as age, sex, gender, gender identity, race, color, creed/religious belief, medical condition, predisposing genetic characteristics or genetic information or testing, disability, marital status, pregnancy status, military status, veteran status, arrest or conviction record (except where permitted by law), sexual orientation, ethnic background, citizen status, ancestry, national origin, or any other consideration protected by federal, state or local law. Cornerstone Research offers market-leading compensation. The bi-weekly salary for the Summer Associate role is $7,115.38.















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