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


Ivan Hoogland

Ivan interns at Summit Dairy, where he assists with the daily care of the cows and upkeep of the dairy. This includes tasks such as milking, hauling feed, and sorting and vaccinating the cows.

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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.

Meet Kayla


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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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.

Meet Jared