J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. announced today it has been designated a 2016 STEM Jobs¿ Approved Employer by Victory Media, the leader in connecting young professionals with education and career opportunities and creator of STEM Jobs¿ media and resources for students interested in science, technology, engineering, and math.

The 2016 STEM Jobs¿ Approved Employers survey rates companies on their ability and responsiveness to hiring and developing STEM-skilled job candidates, creating STEM career paths, and in connecting with higher education institutions that offer STEM programs.

"As a leader in the transportation logistics industry, J.B. Hunt offers diverse opportunities for engineering and technology employees to develop their skills and excel in STEM-related careers as we provide innovative customer solutions. Being named a 2016 STEM Jobs¿ Approved Employer reflects our commitment to these career fields and helps us to attract the next generation of talented J.B. Hunt employees," explained Eric Airola, senior director of human resources.

"Our STEM Jobs¿ awards help employers, colleges, and K12 schools better understand the kinds of efforts that are critical to promoting highly effective, efficient STEM programs, plus how well their programs are helping students understand the value of STEM and the immense career opportunities that exist," said Glen Zollman, Vice President of STEM Jobs. "We're pleased to showcase organizations like J.B. Hunt that are leading the way in providing long-term STEM careers."

For more information about careers in STEM fields at J.B. Hunt, visit www.jbhunt.jobs.

About J.B. Hunt

J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc., a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 Company, focuses on providing safe and reliable transportation services to a diverse group of customers throughout the contiguous United States, Canada, and Mexico. Utilizing an integrated, multimodal approach, the company provides capacity-oriented solutions centered on delivering customer value and industry-leading service. J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. stock trades on NASDAQ under the ticker symbol JBHT and is a component of the Dow Jones Transportation Average. J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of JBHT. For more information, visit www.jbhunt.com.

About STEM Jobs¿

The STEM Jobs¿ Approved Employers survey measures how effectively companies create and fill high-demand, high-paying STEM jobs and how well they assist employees in achieving their career aspirations in STEM fields. Ratings are based on a complimentary and rigorous quantitative assessment that measures organizations on criteria created by Victory Media with the assistance of an independent Advisory Board. A complete description of our methodology, advisory board, and services is available at www.stemjobs.com.

STEM Jobs¿ media, career tools, and curriculum are designed to engage students, along with their parents, teachers, and guidance counselors, as they make education and career planning decisions. Using student-written articles, fun graphics, and relatable content, STEM Jobs¿ helps students discover how to "do what they love" in a STEM-inspired career. For more information, visit www.stemjobs.com.

About Victory Media

Based in Pittsburgh, Victory Media connects classrooms to careers for the nation's next generation of professionals. Our data-driven ratings are published in G.I. Jobs ®, Military Spouse, Vetrepreneur ®, and STEM Jobs¿ media and featured in national media including USA Today, Wall Street Journal, FORTUNE, Bloomberg, NBC, ABC, CBS, CNN, CNBC, Fox News, and others. Learn more about our media, training, and ratings solutions at victorymedia.com, and follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.

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