The Intern Group: Mission & Values

Company Mission

  • We are developing an innovative and culturally sensitive new generation ready to tackle the global issues that affect the world today and tomorrow.

  • We benefit the countries in which we work by boosting their economies and positively displaying their way of life and work to the world.

  • Our partner companies benefit from the new ideas, perspectives and networks brought by our motivated international interns.

  • Our interns have the opportunity of international work and life experience which surely will be the best experience of their lives.


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    Our Values:

  • Positive Attitude
  • Our attitude is anything is possible. Think big.

  • Duty of Care
  • We have a duty of care – towards our interns, our staff and our company image. We are all in this together.

  • Teamwork
  • Teamwork is vital to our continued success. Be it between Directors, staff, country officers, we always are there to listen, offer support, advice and tips.

  • Communication
  • We value good and concise communication. Be it to students, companies or internally, we communicate clearly, efficiently and quickly.

  • Integrity
  • We are honest and loyal to each other.


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  • Innovation
  • Innovation has and will be fundamental to our growth. We welcome the expression and ownership of new ideas across all positions in the company.

  • Empowerment
  • We empower our people with real responsibility and autonomy to grow individually and collectively.

  • Group-Vision
  • Our ideas and actions must benefit the collective good of the company.

  • Appreciation
  • We value our employees. We treat each other with respect and we value our employee well-being.

  • Growth
  • Constructive criticism is welcome and we strive towards continuous improvements.


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    Elizabeth Trovall

    After short stints in Argentina and Belize, Elizabeth is finishing up her fourth year in Santiago, Chile. Elizabeth writes about international internships, life abroad and professional development for The Intern Group. She also reports on politics, business and culture in Latin America for public radio and print media. An Austin, Texas native, Elizabeth first left home to earn her journalism degree from the Reynolds Institute of Journalism at the University of Missouri. Besides her friends and family, she misses live music and Mexican food the most.
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