Intern Story: My Journey in Developing QRIS Payment at Grab

Adho Adinegoro is one of our interns from the Grab Internship Program batch 3. He is an 8th-semester Economics student at the University of Indonesia. 

Adinegoro says that he is always curious about the tech industry, and when he learned that Grab has internship opportunities, Adinegoro did not hesitate to apply.

“I came across Grab’s internship opportunity on LinkedIn. I read the job description and it matched my background and interest. The process was smooth and really easy for an applicant like me,” Adinegoro described.

Adinegoro went through two user interviews and was also interviewed by our Head of Departments. All the interviewers provided a comfortable experience for him, and he got to learn more about the role through the interviews. When Adinegoro joined, he got to meet fellow interns from other departments and understand more about Grab’s business before he started work.



He interned as a Business Analyst for three months. One of the projects he got to work on was related to digital payment known as Quick Response Indonesian Standart or QRIS system.

He met a lot of stakeholders during the implementation of QRIS in the Grab ecosystem. First, Adinegoro teamed up with our digital payment platform, OVO, to trial and launch. Then he got the chance to meet the TSO team who deals directly with the merchant. Adinegoro and team gave training to the TSO team so that they could educate the merchants about the system. Besides that, he also met other stakeholders including the finance and legal team for administrative things, and third party logistics for shipment of the QRIS machines. Adinegoro felt grateful to be given the opportunity to be involved in this big project. 


When his internship period was almost over, Adinegoro felt that he still needed to learn more. Because of his eagerness to learn, Adinegoro got to extend his internship for three more months.

In this extended period, Adinegoro was placed in the strategy and planning team, helping Grab to increase business values, in alignment with our vision and mission. Adinegoro was in charge of budget projection. Together with the team, he was responsible for planning the budget for every strategy and building reports to determine if the budget spent matches the submitted projection. Through this project, Adinegoro had the opportunity to meet with Grab Indonesia’s Managing Director, Neneng Goenadi.

“It was one of the most memorable moments for me, I couldn’t believe my manager would  have such a high level of trust in me that I got to be in a meeting with Bu Neneng,” Adinegoro recalled.

Interested in an internship at Grab Indonesia? Adinegoro shared that it is important to tailor your CV with the qualifications needed in the role, and don’t forget to be yourself through the whole process.

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