Cristian Gomez, California State University Long Beach Major: Journalism Minor: Spanish Hometown: Jalisco, Mexico
Meet Cristian Gomez from California State University Long Beach! Originally from Mexico, Cristian moved to California when he was in high school. He is a senior and will be joining our Summer Internship in Spain program! Cristian looks forward to learning about the Spanish culture and gaining work experience in journalism through his internship.
What organizations are you involved in on campus?
I am the Treasurer of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists CSULB chapter.
What are some of the places/things on your bucket list?
Spain is the number one European country on my bucket list. I also plan to visit Barcelona while in Spain. Additionally, I want to visit all the states of Mexico. I’ve visited 15 so far out of 32.
What are your future career goals?
My future career goals are to become a TV news reporter for a Spanish TV channel.
What motivated you to choose Spain?
What motivated me to choose Spain for my study abroad destination was the fact that I’m going to be doing an internship in my career field and even better in my home language; Spanish. Also, because Spain has always been my number one European country to visit on my bucket list.
What is your favorite quote?
“El que no vive para servir, no sirve para vivir.” – Mother Teresa