Jesus Brito

Name: Jesus Brito

Graduation Date: May 2019

Where are you from? I am from the Dominican Republic, and became a US citizen last December.

Favorite place on campus: My favorite place is the library by far. The library is a place to study and relax.

Undergraduate Student
2019
Management Information Systems
Operations & Supply Chain Management
Non-traditional student, Jesus Brito, is a double major in Management Information Systems and Operations and Supply Chain Management. He says, “going to school was a big transition and decision for me. I had to leave my full time employment and readjust my family to this new circumstance. The scholarships helped me focus more on school and less on how much I will owe after college.”

What majors are you pursuing and why?
Management Information Systems (MIS) & Operation and Supply Chain Management (OSCM). MIS because I was looking for something that would be the middle ground between business and computer science. OSCM because besides understanding how data moves, it is important to know how products and services also move through the supply chain to the customer.

How has being a transfer student helped you, either academically or in regards to your future career?
Besides saving money, since I am a non-traditional student, being a transfer student helped me adjust to the college life once again.

How has receiving a scholarship helped you?
I am blessed to have several scholarship to help me pay for the cost of college. Being a non-traditional student with a family, going to school was a big transition and decision for me. I had to leave my full time employment and readjust my family to this new circumstance. The scholarships helped me focus more on school and less on how much I will owe after college.

What has been the best part of your academic experience so far?
The dedication of most professors and the long list of resources UNC Charlotte provides the students.

Have you completed an Internship?
I am part of the Applied Technology Program a collaboration between UNC Charlotte and Bank of America. This year the internship runs for 17 months.  

What are your plans after graduation?
After graduation, I plan to travel to the Dominican Republic and return to UNCC in Fall 2020 to pursue a Master’s In Data Science and Business Analytics.