Team USA Athlete Interview: Eric Hurd



Eric Hurd is on the US Canoe/Kayak team and is also a member of the Team USA Career Program. Through the program, he works as an HR assistant at GE. Being part of the Team USA Career Program provides Eric with a flexible schedule, allowing him to train and compete while still receiving a paycheck.

GE is a proud sponsor of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team and one of the biggest employers in the Team USA Career Program.  Adecco and GE work together with the United States Olympic Committee to provide career experience to athletes while they are still in sport.

Adecco has placed over 15 elite athletes in GE divisions all over the country.  It is a win-win situation for both the athletes and GE.  GE has provided a variety of career experiences for Team USA Career program athletes, giving them real world job experience and in return receive employees that have a host of skills that make them top talent in the workplace.

About Angel Bovee

Angel is a Specialist for the Athlete Career Program and is a retired elite athlete and three-time US National Boxing Champion who has represented the USA in two World Championships. She most recently finished her master’s degree in Recreation Management. Angel joined the Adecco family in August of 2012 and works out of the USOC Headquarters in Colorado Springs.

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