North America

Research Associate

Research Associates are recent college graduates who earned a BA or BS and have exceptional analytic skills, strong academic records, and coursework and/or experience in economics, statistics, finance, accounting, regression analysis/econometrics, and computer programming. Candidates must have proficiency in Word and Excel and knowledge of Access, as well as experience using statistical software such as SPSS, Stata, or SAS. Responsibilities may include designing and building quantitative models and applying econometric analysis to economic and financial data; collecting market, industry, company, and competitor information; reviewing, summarizing, and analyzing industry trends; managing large data sets and writing programs to implement complex analyses; creating trial exhibits; drafting memos, expert reports, and presentation materials; and participating in client and team meetings and conference calls. Please visit the Recruiting Events area of our site for dates and locations of recruitment events on your campus.



We offer limited summer internship positions to undergraduates working toward a BA or BS with exceptional analytic skills, strong academic records, and coursework and/or experience in economics, statistics, finance, and accounting. During the 10-week program, you will gain experience in research and project work in one or more of our Practice Areas. Available positions will be posted on our website during the winter months.



Our Consultant positions are open to recent PhD graduates in economics, finance, mathematics, statistics, or related fields. Consultants work independently within a team environment on client advisory projects and litigation casework related to quantitative financial and economic analysis across several industries and markets in one or more of our Practice Areas. Consultants are responsible for executing projects, managing junior economists, and dealing with clients; creating quantitative analysis and performing quantitative assessments; applying knowledge of markets to solve complex business problems; preparing client memos, expert reports, and testimony as needed; and presenting results in a clear and articulate manner to clients and team members. As you advance/progress in your career, you will have the opportunity to obtain new business, contribute intellectually to the firm overall, write and publish reports, chapters, and books, and participate in speaking engagements at professional conferences. Please review our Recruiting Events for dates and locations of upcoming events in your area.


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NERA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.