What jobs are available for Americans other than teaching English in Japan?

I've read most posts asking questions about jobs and everyone replied saying to teach English. Well, If I am fluent in Japanese what other jobs could possibly be available for me there?

Asked By: arigrawr - 6/29/2008
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I've known people who got hired out of college from the USA to work for Merrill Lynch and other big financial services companies, although of course you need the appropriate skills or degree. Bloomberg News hires people for work in their Japan news bureau, and then a number of companies have positions that foreigners... More
Answered By: lemon.zest - 7/1/2008
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Lots of American companies in Japan... More
Answered By: Absolute - 6/29/2008
best bets are IT and financials. depending on your university degree and japanese level you may be able to find a job in your field.
Answered By: vancouver_syndicate - 6/29/2008
If you speak Japanese, you can do a lot of stuff. You need to have a skill or experience in something, though.
Answered By: ickysmits - 6/29/2008
You can work as an engineer, there's huge demand on technical jobs. Also, you can work in any company's international department. There' s a site,, on which you can try your luck at these fields.
Answered By: Princess Kushinada - 6/30/2008
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