And by the etc... she means a guy who is getting out of the Marine Corps to become Navy wife, er, husband...crysmc said:Just because it's called the PSC doesn't mean it's limited to spouses only... we have many fiances, girlfriends, etc... so I promise she wouldn't feel out of place!
Pcola04/30 said:I agree that the medical and education fields are popular choices. Seems that the pay is better in the medical field unless you hold an advanced degree and are lucky enough to teach at a local college.
I work with alot of civilians here in the ROICC office. If you're a project engineer or contract specialist you can work for the government on practically any base. Stripping is a popular field as well.Kathy said:If I had known I was going to marry a military man, I would have pursued something in the medical or education fields. They seem to have the least trouble finding jobs in the smaller communities.
i second that; my master's is in applied linguistics, and i'm in the same position as sirenia.sirenia said:Unless it is a high-demand field, this may not always work out. My advanced degree is in art history, which is usually non-existent in smaller cities and towns. Also, adjunct positions can be pretty hard to come by and are not as secure as tenure-track positions, therefore, not very reliable.
How did I know that you'd have to throw in something and that'd it be EXACTLY that.Brett327 said:Which begs the question...what were you thinking in college?
:bouncy_12 I have an MBA! Does that finally earn me some respect, Brett?Brett327 said:How about you get yourself a degree which will make you financially solvent like an MBA, then you can do art as a hobby, or even a business.
Working for the government would be a good back-up option, but I'm sure it doesn't pay nearly as well as corporate IT. Luckily, I'm pretty sure my current employer is going to let me telecommute once I move this summer, so I should be set for a while. I hope I didn't jinx myself by typing that - I should have a definitive answer in the next few weeks.Thisguy said:I work with alot of civilians here in the ROICC office. If you're a project engineer or contract specialist you can work for the government on practically any base. Stripping is a popular field as well.