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Accomplishment Statements

An accomplishment statement highlights a successful experience you have had in your work or volunteer activities. It shows you can take action and have a positive impact. Be sure to include 3-4 of your most impressive accomplishments for experiences that are most relevant to the position you are applying to.




Writing an Effective Accomplishment Statement

Use the CAR approach to build your statements. View the Action Verb List to help you.




Accomplishment Statement Examples

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