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8.7 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 6 ratings in 2016)
"Challenging, interesting, fair."
9.2 / 10
Offices & Dress
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8.3 / 10


  • A wide variety in the portfolio of cases means quick learning progression.
  • There is a very generous benefits package.
  • A very flat hierarchy. People in all positions work and socialise together.
  • The remuneration is very competitive within the industry.


  • Though flexible, the hours are regularly long.
  • There can often be little time for preparation on new cases.
  • Associates must be able to learn very quickly.
  • The workload can be unpredictable at times.

What insiders say about...

"Very much case study based, but with lots of mentoring from current employees."

"The culture at Parthenon is jovial and funny - there are always people enjoying themselves..."

"The London office is spacious and includes a kitchen, shower, bathrooms and a small..."

"In my experience, hours are flexible so long as you give advance notification."

"One of the best 1st year graduate pay packages I know of."

"Regular, fun social nights out. Dinner if you're working late and taxi home."

"Candidates submit a CV and cover letter and then undergo two rounds of interviews..."

"I did four case interviews in total - one of them involved estimating the number..."

"We make sure to recycle anything that we can."

"There is a great mentorship culture at Parthenon for both personal and professional..."

"It is challenging to ensure office diversity for a 25-person office, but there is..."

"There is a relatively structured career progression which involves discrete steps..."

"Parthenon has a developed internal charity/donations programme."

"I am a first year associate and as such am responsible for data collection and analysis...."

"The two-case model allows for a steep learning curve and quick progression. The culture..."

"The hours can be punishing – but I expected this. I sometimes miss having a social..."

"We are the world's leading education consultancy and participate in almost every..."

"Great place to start a career - will leave you with some great analytical and transferable..."

"I wanted to join a small company where I was given a lot of responsibility. I also..."

"Parthenon has the best and most comprehensive associate training programme amongst..."

"Parthenon could do more in terms of social mobility, but it is difficult attracting..."

"Perhaps exposure to a broader array of cases across a variety of different industries...."

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