James Lendemer Shares Advice on How to Apply for a Postdoc on Alumni Aloud


Prof. James C. Lendemer, who graduated from The Graduate Center with a Ph.D. in biology, shares his career path, the importance of mentors, and advice on how to secure a postdoc. Lendemer is an assistant curator at the New York Botanical Garden and also teaches at The Graduate Center.

Lendemer tells us about working on his own projects at a large research and conservation institution, the importance of collaboration, and how lichens are the true unsung heroes of the ecosystem.

This episode’s interview was conducted by Katherine Rivera G√≥mez. The music is “Corporate (Success)” by Scott Holmes.

This podcast episode was produced by a Graduate Center student who participated in an Alumni Aloud fellowship offered through the Office of Career Planning & Professional Development. This programming was sponsored by the CUNY Central Office Career Success – Workforce Development Initiative.

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Submitted on: MAR 6, 2020

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