What kind of jobs in America can I get speaking Japanese?
I speak Japanese fluently and was wondering if anyone knows of specific companies hiring for Japanese speaking Americans. I always try to find something in job search engines but always come up with "Panda Express Manager" and stuff for Japanese American food joints. I want to use my skill in speaking Japanese but don't know where to look. Thanks.
Asked By: Debt Free! - 8/23/2009
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translator, tour guide, tutor / teacher in a school (but that might require certification)
Answered By: TexHabsfan - 8/23/2009
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Speaking a language won't give you anything unless you have another specialization of some sort. IE if you have a bachelor of commerce then you can have a job in a company and get paid more since you can negotiate with Japanese clients (but a knowledge of both written Japanese and the Japanese company etiquette is also... More
Answered By: χ ѕσиσ υи ¢αρρυ¢¢ιиσ ღ - 8/23/2009
You could translate anime or manga.
Answered By: Brandon - 8/23/2009
アメリカに日本語が分かって、大学の先生になれる。 しかし、大会社はトヨタような訳者が要る… 日本人の従業員は訳ができます。 Simply put: Japanese won't land you ANY job. It's just a bonus skill.
Answered By: Boli Loquita - 8/23/2009
Try tutoring on the side of whatever you do. I charged $30/hr when I did it and thouh I didn't get many students, I walso didn't try very hard. It depends where you live. I had students in Sacramento (when I was there) and Las Vegas at that rate. If you work 8 hours a day at it (although you probably won't) that... More
Answered By: B.J. Hamaker - 8/26/2009
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