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Karina Gomez

Language lover. Adventurer. Teacher. Traveler. Blogger.


Education

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)

Involvements

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

 

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

Certifications

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

 

Experience 

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