"'The Brattle Group (www.brattle.com) is an economic consulting firm which provides litigation support, expert testimony and advisory services. Our clients range from law firms, fortune 500 and 100 companies, to international regulatory and government agencies.'
They are currently looking for research assistants; this job consists of conducting research as well as performing quantitative analysis and modeling for projects. They were recently named among the 'Top 50 Consulting Firms' to work for as well as one of the top 20 'Best Consulting Firms for Diversity' in the 2011 Vault Ranking. They have offices in Cambridge, Mass., San Fransisco, Washington, D.C., Brussels, London, and Madrid, so it is an appealing variety of locations for those who wish to travel in their work.
Regarding who they are looking for, 'Our RAs have quantitative backgrounds in the following areas: economics, math, finance, or engineering. While we are a professional services firm, our culture at Brattle is collegial where staff interacts at every level. We also foster camaraderie through socializing at Friday office parties and seasonal get-togethers.' So math, economics, and those majoring in the sciences will definitely want to check out this meeting. It will be at 5 PM on Thursday, September 23 in the Faculty Commons.
The Vassar Business Club (VBC) is attempting to foster better relations between companies so that they look to Vassar for recruits more often. We have more information on our site, www.vassarbusinessclub.com under the Jobs and Internships tab. We meet weekly on Tuesdays at 8 PM in College Center 204."