Tuesday, May 15, 2012

What to Major in If You Decide to Go to College

If you consider college as training for a job, it's all about numbers and computers.

Students with backgrounds in computer science, engineering and accounting are in high demand, according to the National Association of Colleges and Employers.

“For the nontechnical jobs, it’s much more challenging,” says Jim Henderson, who is associate director for employer relations at the Blacksburg, Virginia, school formally known as Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Graduates in those majors really have to “network and have a job-search strategy on how they’re going to find and connect with that employer.”

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