Pro-Tech is a two-year, vocational program that offers students a hands-on education by combining internship experience with classroom activities. Stand out with Dordt's two-year degrees in Manufacturing Technology and Farm Operations and Management.

Meet a Pro-Tech Student


Kayla Franken

“I love having the chance to expand my knowledge along with expanding my contacts around the area.” It’s no surprise that Kayla enjoys her internship at Dykstra Dairy, located near Maurice, IA. With around 4,000 cows and heifers there are endless opportunities for her to learn.

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Bryce Hiemstra

Bryce interns at Demco, a manufacturing company specializing in agriculture and towing products. Bryce has learned to run robotic welders and discovered how different departments work together to create a product.

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Ben Kaul

"The local businesses have invested so much into the program and into Dordt." It's no surprise that Ben feels engaged by both his internship and the community that the Pro-Tech program has built.

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Meet a Pro-Tech Facilitator


Jared Terpstra

Jared is an alumnus who works as the feed division manager for Farmer’s Co-Op Society (FCS) in Sioux Center, Iowa. This past year, FCS hosted a Pro-Tech agriculture intern.

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