Advice needed about College Major!!

Hi I am an Sophomore student and am doubling majoring in East Asian studies and International studies with a minor in linguistics, I am also studying the Chinese language and plan to spend a year in China to try and get proficient. Learning about China and learning the Chinese language are all interesting things to me however, I am afraid that I will not be able to find a job after I graduate, I wouldn't mind working outside of the US and have applied to some gov't internships. Right now I am wondering if I should pick up a minor in something more practical like computer science or business in order for me to have something to fall back on in case the Chinese doesn't work it. I would be interested in careers like intelligence or gov't or even international business. I am just unsure what to do at this stage and if I will be able to get a job with what I am currently studying.... what do you guys think?

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Apr 5, 2013 - 3:02pm
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