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What should I study next for getting a future job in America?

I'm a senior college student from Taiwan, right now I feel pretty confused about my future: I have a bachelor of Russian language, and I've attended Student Association at school for 3 years (as vice chairman for 1 year) , I want to get my master degree in America. Actually I'll immigrate to America legally soon, so I need to study something that helps my future career, the problem is, I have no idea what to study. My aunt who works for America military told me to study Computer Science, cuz she thinks I can get a good job with it. She also told me as a foreigner, what I'm interested in- international relationship, international journalism, marketing, and language, won't help me to get any good paying job. To her, only high-tech job will help Asian to make a living. Is that true? I've got answers from some nice friends that being a translator might not be a good choice. Can anyone give me some more idea what I can study for my possible future job instead of Chinese teacher? Thx

Asked By: katieqcat - 4/7/2007
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Answered By: Bullwinkle - 4/7/2007
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Listen to your aunt!! And you will always have a great job!!!
Answered By: Ntherlites - 4/7/2007
 
In the Us there was an article on front page of Yahoo...I cannot find it at this minute but it told of the areas where US employers are looking to fill jobs. As I recall they were sales reps for every industry in high demand; technical trades: auto mechanics, electrical,plumbing skills,...to names a couple three. In... More
Answered By: Sara S - 4/7/2007
 
Actually I think your interests in international relationships, international journalism, marketing, and language, could actually help you get a job with many fortune 500 companies. Many companies need people who can speak foreign languages, especially in the Asian markets like Taiwan, and since we've gone into the new... More
Answered By: jackkniphe - 4/7/2007
 
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