Meet Pangea.app's Dev & Design Interns

Join the Freelance Platform for College Talent
Discover remote paid opportunities that you can do any time of the year.
Learn More
About

Meet Pangea.app’s newest team members. We’ve taken on a total of seven development and design interns from universities across the country to help us continue improving our user experience for you! Co-founders Adam Alpert and John Tambunting went above and beyond this summer, setting up most of our in-person interns in the Pangea Intern house to give them a summer they’ll never forget.

Let’s meet the team.

Yingxi (Ali) Long

School & Major: Cognitive Science Design & Interaction major at University Of California San Diego '21

Birthday and Zodiac: August 9th (Leo)

Favorite Food: Anything Chocolate

An Album On Repeat: Blinding Lights By the Weeknd

Fun Fact: I’m somewhat ambidextrous since I write with my right hand and eat with my left.

How I heard about this opportunity? Through LinkedIn and on Pangea.app

Most exciting part of the gig? Working with and learning from amazing teams to get new features shipped.

Nikil Thalanki

School & Major: EECS and Business at UC Berkeley ‘24

Birthday and Zodiac: February 14th (Aquarius)

Favorite Food: Pizza

An Album On Repeat: Taylor Swift (Fearless)

Fun Fact: I have lived in California my whole life!

How I heard about this opportunity? Through Berkeley's connection to Y-Combinator and Pangea.app being a Y-Combinator company.

Most exciting part of the gig? I'm excited to work as a part of a developer team and tackle issues that come along the way.

Abby Lang

School & Major: Computer Science and Sociology at Boston College ’22

Birthday and Zodiac: April 26 (Taurus)

Favorite Food: Buffalo Chicken Wraps

An Album On Repeat: Sour - Olivia Rodrigo

Fun Fact: Before starting at Pangea, I went on a three-week cross country road trip in a minivan with 6 of my friends.

How I heard about this opportunity? My school's Facebook group.

Most exciting part of the gig? Write code that will actually be used by clients.

Eric Chen

School & Major: Computer Science & Business at University of Pennsylvania ‘24

Birthday and Zodiac: April 12th (Aries)

Favorite Food: Fried Rice

An Album On Repeat: Dreamland by Glass Animals

Fun Fact: I'm a loyal Tottenham Hotspurs fan even though they never win trophies.

How I heard about this opportunity? I was looking at new firms in the remote work economy and I thought it was really disruptive. Later, when I was searching for an internship, Pangea stood out to me because of its vision and growth, so I knew I wanted to be a part of it.

Most exciting part of the gig? I'm excited to be working at a start up where the software I develop will actually be pushed to production and have a tangible impact on users.

Will Chen

School & Major: Computer Science & Economics at Brown University ’23

Birthday and Zodiac: November 20th (Scorpio)

Favorite Food: Either sushi or wings

An Album On Repeat: Regent's Park - Bruno Major

Fun Fact: Can name any soundtrack (except for the newer games) from the Pokemon series after only hearing only a few seconds.

How I heard about this opportunity? I was recommended to Pangea by a friend while looking for an internship and applied on their website!

Most exciting part of the gig? I'm excited to work with a great team to build production level code and see how code is professionally maintained and deployed. I'm also eager to learn new frameworks and industry practices.

Tom Zhang

School & Major: Computer Science at Columbia University ’24

Birthday and Zodiac: October 19th (Libra)

Favorite Food: Chopped cheese from any NYC deli

An Album On Repeat: Olivia Rodrigo's "SOUR"

Fun Fact: I've been to more than 30 states, but only 3 countries outside of the U.S.

How I heard about this opportunity? While working at an early-stage VC fund earlier this year, I came across Pangea.app while going through our deal-flow.

Most exciting part of the gig? I'm really excited to have the opportunity to have a real impact on the final product. It's rare to find an opportunity where as an intern, I can actually build core features and push code into production all the time. I hope I'll be able to positively contribute towards our product while also learning a lot along the way!

Janice Khang

School & Major: Graphic Design at Rhode Island School Of Design ’22

Birthday and Zodiac: November 10th (Libra)

Favorite Food: Any seafood dish

An Album On Repeat: Lil Cherry's entire discography has became my ultimate work playlist. But when I'm not working, Tommy's Party by Pitch Pit!

Fun Fact: I still can't swim after 3 years of after school practices.

How I heard about this opportunity? Lots of RISD/Brown conferences

Most exciting part of the gig? Amazing team and amazing people!

Aren't they amazing?

Co-Founder John Tambunting is going to work closely with Pangea.app's interns and he certainly thinks so! 

"I'm excited to work with the new dev intern class in person! There's a lot more you can teach (and learn) when you pair programming with someone in person. I've already learned a couple new keyboard shortcuts by watching one of the new developers code!

We had a great intern class last summer that ended up sticking with us throughout the school year. So by the time they graduated from Pangea, they were all-stars. I'm hoping the new team can get to the same velocity that we had back then (and hopefully surpass it!). We've been focusing a lot on iterating our process which is a big focus this summer. We also have some plans to migrate our infrastructure from Google Cloud Platform to Amazon Web Services."

Source
Up Next