First Name
Last Name

Brianna Bilich

Computer Science

Engineering Intern

Where is your hometown?
Penryn, California

What was your degree program at RIT/NTID?
B.S. in Computer Science and Minor in Mathematics

What was your graduation date from RIT/NTID?
December 2022

Where are you currently employed?
General Dynamics Mission Systems, Mobile AL

What is your job title?
Engineering Intern

What are your work responsibilities:
As an engineering intern at General Dynamics Mission Systems, I work alongside the Total Ship Computing Environment (TSCE) team to assist in the development of the critical infrastructure needed for the operation of the US Navy Littoral Combat Ships. I also work alongside the United States Navy as they move aboard the ship and I sometimes am responsible for overseeing the network and teaching the crew how to work with the ship's software.

How does your job relate to your degree?
I apply the skills I've learned from working with computers and different kinds of software to my job. Also, understanding how to program in different languages helps me modify and execute scripts for the ship systems.

Do you have any advice for current students?
Do what you love and you will lead a much happier and more fulfilling life.