Jen Peters

Jennifer Peters

Jennifer Peters is a freelance writer and editor in New York City. She studied journalism at St. John's University before beginning her career at Penthouse magazine, where she's written about veterans issues since 2008.

Recent articles from Jennifer Peters

Six years after being separated from the Army, Emily Vorland, pictured, is still appealing her discharge.
News
This Soldier Stood Up To Sexual Harassment. Then She Was Kicked Out Of The Army
Emily Vorland is one of thousands of service members who was kicked out of the military with a bad paper discharge after reporting sexual assault or harassment.
applying to college
Education
5 Ways You Can Stand Out When Applying To Top Colleges
These tips will set you on the right path to getting a higher education.
A Marine reads through an informational brochure during a Hiring our Heroes career and transition class at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C., March 20, 2015. Hiring our Heroes is hosted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and is a nationwide initiative to help veterans find meaningful employment in public, private and non-profit sectors. The program is aimed at transitioning service members and families to assist in their integration back into the civilian community.
Career
How To Ensure Hiring Managers See Your Job Applications
Applicant tracking systems, used by employers around the country, may be preventing applicants’ resumes from ever being seen by recruiters and hiring managers.
Paul Darnell, pictured, gives a presentation on how to use LinkedIn to a group of recently separated veterans.
Career
Job Envy: The Marine Vet Creating Business Solutions For Companies With LinkedIn
Marine vet Paul Darnell helps businesses that use LinkedIn become more dynamic and successful in their connections.