Hi, everyone. I am a girl who will graduate next year, whose major is certified public accountant. I spent all the time preparing for applying for masters abroad next year. I wanna immigrate to America by getting a permenant job there.
Recently, I just got official offers from Enrst & young and Deloitte, two of the Big Four. And during my internship at Deloitte, I learnt that many Chinese have a hard time getting a job in U.S. after finishing their master degree there. I am in a dilemma now. I am not born with a silver spoon in my mouth. It costs too much for me to study abroad if I can't get a permenant job there. I can actually get a good job in China. the only problem working in China is that I don't like the lifestyle here (lots of working overtime ) and I have spent almost all my college years preparing for my studying abroad stuff. I hate to see that I am wasting my time and my life.
The appliction process will be on in September and those two companies also requires me to give them a clear answer about whether to stay or not by September. What should I do now..
I wanna hear the voice of you!
Frankly, you will probably do well either way. If you have an oppotunity to work for one of the major gloabl accounting firms, I would do that. It doesn't hurt to get some experience. You can always apply for graduate school later; that choice is always available to you. Good luck.
I think you have to follow your heart and do what is right for you. If you never try and take a risk to get what you want, you will never get it. I think in a couple of years, the job markets will be better once you graduate. How important is this choice of lifestyle to you? I also think that USA is going through a hard time now. I also think if you consider a country like Canada, it may be easier to get a well paying job as a minority.