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Where can you start a career in sports marketing? A few months ago, Purdue senior Colin Burns was pursuing minor-league baseball opportunities as far as 900 miles from his northwest Indiana campus. Then he discovered his best opportunity was just an hour's drive away.

This summer, Burns will begin work with the NFL's Indianapolis Colts, working in the events department and handling some social media duties. His pay won’t be lavish, but the job connects him with a top-tier employer. It's a start. And it keeps him close to his friends and family.

"I've always considered myself a Midwest kind of guy," Burns explains. "I'll know people in Indy. I think it's a great city." Besides, relatives in the Indianapolis suburbs will help him out with housing, making his paychecks stretch a lot further.

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