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Karina Gomez

Language lover. Adventurer. Teacher. Traveler. Blogger.


Bachelor of Arts in English
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
Aug. 2012 – May 2016
At North Carolina State University, I majored in English with a concentration in language, writing, and rhetoric and minored in Middle East Studies.

Study Abroad
Qasid Arabic Institute, Amman, Jordan
Jun. 2015 – Aug. 2015
I studied in Jordan at Qasid Arabic Institute from June 2015 until mid-August 2015. I studied in an intensive language program learning intermediate Arabic. I graduated the summer program with an 80%, which equates to a B in American grading standards. 

Strengths Finder 2.0

  • Harmony
  • Positivity
  • Adaptability
  • Input
  • Empathy

Countries Traveled To

  • Saudi Arabia
  • Palestine/Israel
  • Jordan
  • Japan
  • Mexico
  • United States (31/50)


Volunteer English Teacher
Refugee Assistance with UMR Triangle Chapter
Jul. 2016 – Aug. 2016


Outreach Chair
Muslim Students’ Association at NC State University
Aug. 2015 – May 2016


Gems Program Youth Counselor/Volunteer
Islamic Association of Raleigh
Feb. 2015 – Dec. 2015


Service Raleigh (2016), United Muslim Relief (2015)


Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
August 2016


Microsoft Word and PowerPoint 2010
Jacksonville, NC
November 2011



English Teacher
FATE Academy for Women, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Feb. 2017 – Apr. 2017


Elementary Teacher
Saud International School, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Sep. 2016 – Dec. 2016


Oral Communication Intern
Summer Institute of English at NC State University, Raleigh, NC
Jul. 2016 – Aug. 2016


Academic English Intern
Intensive English Program at NC State University, Raleigh, NC
Jun. 2016 – Jul. 2016


Journalism Intern
North State Journal, Raleigh, NC
Feb. 2016 – May 2016