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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.

 

 

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Writing an Effective Accomplishment Statement

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

 

CARs

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Accomplishment Statement Examples

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