Hear from our team on what it's like to work at IDP

"Our leadership team creates a thriving and supportive environment, empowering everyone to reach their full potential. They are not just managers; they are mentors, motivators and role models. They lead by example, with integrity."

Hear from our team on what it's like to work at IDP

Team IDP
31 August 2023

At IDP, our people are at the heart of everything we do. We are a global community of over 6,500 diverse individuals who share a strong vision and purpose: to change the world through global education.  

Our exceptional work environment is based on connection, teamwork, innovation and genuine care. IDP is a place where people thrive in their careers, and everyone share a sense of belonging.  

Recently, IDP Australia was recognised as a Great Place to Work by Great Place to Work®, a global company with over 30 years of experience in analysing workplace cultures.  

Don’t just take our word for it! Experience IDP through the eyes and words of those who live it every day. 

Peggy Medeiros 

Associate Director, Sales and Operations (ANZ) 

“What sets IDP apart is its people. When you join IDP, you become part of a family that genuinely cares for one another, creating a strong sense of community and camaraderie. It’s not just about work; it’s about building friendships and supporting one another through both personal and professional challenges and celebrating successes.  

Team IDP is enthusiastic and passionate about what we do. When you are surrounded by people who love what they do, it motivates you to be at your best and contribute to its success. 

The culture at IDP is one that fosters collaboration, creativity and inclusivity. You can feel the energy and sense of belonging. Our leadership team creates a thriving and supportive environment, empowering everyone to reach their full potential. They are not just managers; they are mentors, motivators and role models. They lead by example, with integrity, transparency and commitment to IDP’s vision and values.  

IDP has its people at the heart of it all and every team member at IDP has our global customers’ journey and needs at the heart of all that we do.” 

Kishore Kumar 

Senior Talent Advisor, Corporate & Australasia 

“As a part of the global people experience team at IDP, I get to interact with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds.  

I feel highly valued, as I am given space and opportunity to voice my opinions and thoughts; as well as included in important conversations and decisions. We also have empathic and supportive leaders. I am constantly encouraged by my team members and leaders to give my best, offer suggestions or recommend innovative ideas that can be put into practice.  

Most importantly, as part of Team IDP, we enjoy very good work-life balance. We are given flexibility with our work – hours, days and location. All this and much more is what makes IDP a people-oriented organisation.  

In my 11 years of experience, the last 15 months of my time with IDP has been the most enjoyable phase of my professional career. Every day, I wake up excited to get my work started.  

With our global presence in more than 35 countries – what makes IDP truly stand out is our culture and people. And how every team member works in alignment with IDP core values to passionately make a difference to our customers in every way we can.”

Ben Saunders 

Senior Manager – Strategy and Corporate Development 

I work with hundreds of colleagues who – like me – have been with IDP for a decade or longer. What greater proof point could you find to evidence that IDP truly is a ‘Great Place to Work’! 

We are a global organisation spanning a wide range of countries and cultures. Every team member at IDP feels they’re a valued part of the organisation and are comfortable collaborating with helpful colleagues across IDP’s vast network. 

I love working with talented, driven and caring team members every day, from all parts of the world. We work together to solve complex problems in an industry that transforms lives for the better.” 

Jacquline Raja 

Recruitment Marketing Specialist 

“IDP is truly a great place to work – a culturally sensitive, safe and comfortable work environment, where you can excel and be your best, professionally and personally.   

Being part of IDP for 18 months now, I have worked with people from different parts of the world, and I’ve noticed that everyone at IDP embraces the organisation’s values so well. Every team member works hard to deliver quality results, while also ensuring to look out for fellow team members to lend a helping hand when in need. Also, there is so much to take inspiration from, given our very supportive, authentic, and courageous leadership.   

I enjoy having the opportunity to be part of the Corporate People Experience Team in Australia, although being based out of Chennai, India. At IDP, I am equipped with opportunities to excel and hone my skills further, and also enjoy the benefits of working in an international workspace.   

What makes IDP stand out to me is how we not only look out for the welfare of our team members, customers, and clients, but also the community. From mentorship programs and helping financially challenged, young, aspiring scholars to raising funds during natural calamities and volunteering in humanitarian aid programs – there are so many ways we are making an impact at IDP.” 

In the words of our team members, our recognition as a Great Place to Work is more than just a label. It's based on our commitment to empower and support our people, who form the core of who we are! 

Interested in experiencing #IDPlife? You can start by looking for opportunities here.  

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