BTC Frequently Asked Questions

What is the difference between Fellowship & Apprenticeship?

Fellowships are 1-2 year long full time job experiences with a salary of $50,000 per year. Apprenticeships are project specific opportunities that can span from 1 week up to 6 months in length with a salary of $1,000/week.

Are all BTC opportunities in New York City?

At this time the majority of our opportunities are based in NYC but it is our goal to expand this work across the nation!

Is BTC able to assist with moving expenses once a Fellowship/Apprenticeship is offered?

At this time we are not able to assist with moving expenses for participants.

What are the typical working hours for Fellowships/Apprenticeships?

Our offerings span multiple departments and various offices so the day-to-day operation of each opportunity will vary. You will learn more specifics about the scope of work for each role should you be selected for an interview with one of our partners.

When will I know if I am selected for an interview or offered a Fellowship/Apprenticeship?

Though it is our goal to update all applicants as soon as we can on the process we cannot guarantee an exact timeline since we are working with various partners across a number of projects. Feel free to email Program Director Nik Whitcomb ( for updates on your application and he will do his best to assist.

If I am not selected for a Fellowship/Apprenticeship can I apply again?

Yes! Our goal is to offer as many opportunities to folks as possible. Once you submit you will be kept on file but please continue to look out for more opportunities with us in the future and do not hesitate to resubmit as you see fit!