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JNCL-NCLIS Welcomes New Public Policy Intern, Morgan Carmody

Updated: Oct 29, 2019

WASHINGTON DC - The Joint National Committee for Languages and the National Council for Languages and International Studies (JNCL-NCLIS) is pleased to announce the addition of Public Policy Intern, Morgan Carmody, based in Brooklyn, New York.

As a Public Policy Intern, Carmody will be working with Public Policy Team and Communications Team to research, write and distribute several articles a week for the 2019-2020 Fall/Winter term.

Carmody brings a wealth of knowledge and experience from the corporate language services sphere, with over five years’ experience with translation agencies of varying sizes and clientele. Within the corporate translation sector, Carmody has experience as a freelancer translator & interpreter, a client services representative, a project manager, and in business development.

“We are thrilled to welcome Ms. Carmody to the Public Policy Team,” said Trey Calvin, Managing Director. “As a bright young professional with in-the-field experience, Morgan brings an additional layer of energy, passion and knowledge of the Language Industry.”

“I’m very excited to pivot to more of an advocacy role for languages within the United States,” said Carmody. “Language intersects many different sectors of the political world and I’m incredibly passionate about educating the public to the ways language policy affects their daily lives.”

Carmody received an MA in Translation and Interpreting Studies from the UK’s University of Manchester. She focused on French and English corporate translation and translation technologies during the course of her studies. She also earned her BA in politics and French at the University of Hawaii. During her time in Hawaii, she developed an interest in indigenous politics and languages. She also took the opportunity to study at the Universitet i Oslo and learn Norwegian and about Scandinavian politics during her undergraduate studies. Morgan can be reached at

JNCL-NCLIS represents over 130 national, regional and state organizations encompassing virtually all areas of the language field: the major and less-commonly taught languages, including English and English as a second language, bilingual education, the classics, linguistics, exchanges, research, technology, and translation.

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