What should you study if you want to become an Office Assistant?

I would really like to be an office assistant since I love doing office work, running errands, etc. I wanted to know what you would have to study in college to become one. I'm probably going to major in Business and minor in English Lit. I found a lot of answers regarding being assistants for law firms and such. Is there a reason why that is so popular? What type of companies would need office assistants? I would like to work for a slightly bigger one, not the ones with 4 people and they all wear t-shirts to work.

Asked By: Holly - 9/14/2007
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Agree with, "computer stuff, computer stuff... More
Answered By: Smar-T - 9/15/2007
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Check out the business programs at a Vocational Technical school.
Answered By: jeff410 - 9/15/2007
You don't need to go to college to be an office assistant, since they don't really have any skills, as long as you are friendly and do what you are told you will be fine. Since you are in college, however, you might try to obtain an internship, which could lead to a permanent placement at a business of your choosing... More
Answered By: bozeybozey - 9/15/2007
Computer stuff, computer stuff, computer stuff. The more you can help your boss download files/figure out why he can't access TMZ or YouTube, the more helpful you will be.
Answered By: mooshie - 9/15/2007
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