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GNC introduction

The Global Network Center (GNC) is an office open to SILS students in need of help about studying abroad, job hunting, internships, and graduate school. The GNC also offers tutoring service on Introductory Statistics and English Study Advising. We will support your experience in SILS. Please come freely!

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Basic information

Place: Building 11, 4F (11-405) (Behind the escalators)

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Office Hours: 10:00 ~ 17:00

Sun Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat
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*subject to change

CONTACT:

Telephone: 03-5286-8590

E-Mail: sils-gnc@list.waseda.jp

GNC Service

  • Consultation on Study Abroad (See below)
  • SILS English Advising
  • Tutoring Service for Introductory Statistics
  • Books, Data, Information on Language Study, Study Abroad, and Careers
  • Copy Service (10 yen / copy)

Study Abroad Consultation

Study abroad is mandatory for SP1 students, and optional for SP2 students. Queries about (but not limited to) how to choose your study abroad destination and how to prepare can be answered by the experienced SILS Research Associates. Please use the consultation to maximize your experience before and during studying abroad.

<Open hours> 11:30 am to 1:30 pm /Monday – Friday
①11:30~12:00
②12:00~12:30
③12:30~13:00
④13:00~13:30

 

Monday Ms. Hanzawa
Tuesday Ms. TAKAYAMA, Patricia
Wednesday Ms. Hayakawa
Thursday Mr. Iwauchi
Friday Ms. Sokolova

<How to get consultation>

There are three ways to get consultation:

  • Make an appointment in advance: Make an appointment at the GNC office or by e-mail (sils-study-abroad@list.waseda.jp). Please inform us the following in the e-mail:
    ①Student ID number
    ②Name
    ③Desirable date & time
    ④E-mail address
    ⑤Telephone number

Typically, it takes one to two business days for a reply on your appointment. Once you have successfully made an appointment, please download a consultation form and prepare it by your meeting.

  • Walk in: Walk in consultations are available from 11:30 ~ 13:30 during the weekdays only if there are no reservation.
  • Through e-mail: If you cannot make an appointment due to time constraints, consultation through e-mail is also available. Please include your name and student ID in the e-mail to sils-ra@list.waseda.jp .

SILS English Advising

The SILS English Advising is conducted by Reserach Associates, who are spcialized in language acquisition and teachning.  Please refer to the link below for details.

SILS English Advising

 

Tutoring Service for Introductory Statistics

Tutoring service is available at Building 11, Global Network Center, from 11 October 2017 to 25 January 2018, for those who are having difficulty with the course.

  • Place: Global Network Center, 405, 4th floor in Bldg 11
  • Language: English & Japanese
  • Reservation: No prior reservation required
  • Schedule: Please refer to this link.

SILS Internship Program

The SILS Internship Program is run by the SILS/GNC in cooperation with companies and organization, and was originally developed by SILS to fulfill the needs and potentials of the SILS students. After completing the internships, university credits may be awarded.

Internship Program List (Spring Vacation 2018/Spring Semester 2018) 2017.11.08 updated!

Internship Application Form

  • you can apply for up to two internship programs.
  • Please use the following number or email address for inquiries.
    TEL(GNC): 03-5286-8590
    Email: sils-gnc@list.waseda.jp

<Grade and Credits>
In the School of International Liberal Studies (SILS) Internship Program, the following number of credits is awarded as credits for an elective course that students freely select according to the number of field work hours. These credits will be listed on the academic transcript. (Up to two credits will be accredited per internship.) Grade is an overall evaluation of submitted materials and the evaluation by the internship host organization.  Two credits is the maximum for credits awarded for a single internship. However, since a student may hold another internship at a different company, government agency, etc., the total maximum number of credits awarded from internships is four.

Number of Credits Approved

Working Hours Number of Credits
60 hours 1 credit
120 hours or more 2 credits

Credit Approval Period

Internship Training Period Credit Approval Period
Fall Semester (Oct-Jan) or Spring Vacation(Feb-Mar) Approved as spring semester credits
Spring Semester (Apr-Jul) or Summer Vacation (Aug-Sep) Approved as fall semester credits

The number of credits approved will be included in the maximum number of registered credits for each corresponding semester.

<Processes for Internship Application / Internship Credit Approval Application>
(Some programs may differ from the schedule below. Check the appropriate application guidelines for each program.)

Spring Vacation
(2-3)
Spring Semester
(4-7)
Summer Vacation
(8-9)
Fall Semester
(10-1)
Items
Around November Around early May Check the application guidelines of the internship host organizations in the Website of SILS Global Network Center.
Beginning of December Around the end of May Submit your
Internship Application Form
②Statement of Purpose (Approx.300 words in English, or 1000 words in Japanese)
③Transcript(Printed out the page on MyWaseda)④CV in English or Japanese
to the Global Network Center by the specified deadline.
Middle of December Middle~ end of June Visit the Global Network Center for the internship interview.
Middle of January Early July Notification of Results (sent to accepted applicants only)
Middle of January Middle of July Attend internship orientation. Submit your written pledge and departure notice for the internship. Take the manner seminar and risk management seminar on CourseN@vi and submit the reports to Global Network Center.
February – March April – July August – September October – January Carry out internship training. (Record details in the 「Daily Memo」during internship training period.)
Beginning of April Late August Beginning of October Late February Submit 「Daily Memo」・「Final Report」to Global Network Center by the specified deadline.
End of April End of October End of October End of April Have an internship credit approval interview with the Internship coordinator.
September March March September Check the grade in the My Waseda on the grade announcement day.

<Note>

All successful applicants must participate the orientation and do the Internship responsibly. If you make trouble (Divulging of information, Damage to property) in the company, you have to accept the responsibility for the trouble. Therefore, please make sure to have a responsibility for your behavior during the Internship program.

Career Seminar and Lecture (Academic Year 2017)

We, Global Network Center, hold various career events especially for SILS/GSICCS students throughout the year. Don’t miss this great opportunity to learn the various information.
(Events information will be updated regularly.)
We look forward to seeing you at the events!

Event Date & Time Room Info. Target Language How to apply
Seminar by Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan May/18/2017
18:15-19:45
11-506 Info. All
SILS/
GSICCS
Students
Japanese No reservation required
Internship information session “Koito Manufacturing Co. Lt.d” June/8/2017
18:15-19:15
11-506 Info. All
SILS/
GSICCS
Students
Japanese(English Available at Q/A) No reservation required
Seminar for the students who are planning to go study abroad June/12/2017
18:15-19:45
11-502 Info. All
SILS/
GSICCS
Students
Japanese No reservation required
Private Consultation for the students who are planning to go study abroad June/13/2017
9:30-16:30
GNC Info. All
SILS/
GSICCS
Students
Japanese reservation required
(refer to the info.)
国家公務員総合職試験「政治・国際」区分ガイダンス June/28/2017
18:15-19:15
11-506 Info. All
SILS/
GSICCS
Students
Japanese No reservation required
Job Hunting Guidance For International Students (I)
– Startup Seminar –
Oct/04/2017
18:15-20:15
11-503 Info. All
SILS/
GSICCS
Students
Japanese reservation required
(refer to the info.)
Job Hunting Guidance For International Students (II)
– Resume Preparation and Writing Seminar –
Oct/11/2017
18:15-20:15
11-503 Info. All
SILS/
GSICCS
Students
Japanese reservation required
(refer to the info.)
Shukatsu Kick-off Seminar –   How to Succeed in Job Hunting?- Oct/19/2017
18:15-20:15
11-506 Info. All
SILS/
GSICCS
Students
Japanese reservation required
(refer to the info.)
専門商社セミナー Dec/06/2017
18:15-19:45
11-503 Info. All
SILS/
GSICCS
Students
Japanese reservation required
(refer to MyWaseda E-mail)
Global Ad Agency Seminar Dec/07/2017
18:15-19:15
11-506 Info.  All
SILS/
GSICCS
Students
Japanese(English Available at Q/A) reservation required
(refer to MyWaseda E-mail)
“語学と地域のエキスパート”外務省専門職員を知ろう Dec/11/2017
18:15-19:45
11-506 Info.  All
SILS/
GSICCS
Students
Japanese No reservation required

Company Information Session

Companies expanding business globally will have company orientations for SILS and GSICCS students. Please do not miss the precious chance to get the company information for job hunting in Japan.

SILS Student Career Supporter

SILS Student Career Supporter

SILS Student Career Supporters (Senior students who have already succeed with their employment) provide Individual Career Consultations for Junior students. This is a very good chance to consult with Senior students about your job-hunting opportunities.

Consultation Schedule (AY2017)

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
2nd period ①10:40-

11:25

Air Transportation; Trading Air Transportation
②11:25-

12:10

lunch break ③12:15-

12:55

Air Transportation; Trading Automobile;  Insurance Air Transportation; IT; Foreign Advertising Air Transportation; IT; Foreign Manufacture; Trading; Foreign Manufacture
3rd period ④13:00-

13:45

Air Transportation; Trading; Automobile;  Insurance Automobile;  Insurance Air Transportation; IT; Foreign Advertising Air Transportation;  Trading; Foreign Manufacture
⑤13:45-

14:30

4th period ⑥14:45-

15:30

Automobile;  Insurance; Trading; Foreign Manufacture Automobile;  Insurance; IT; Foreign Advertising; Trading; Foreign Manufacture Automobile;  Insurance
⑦15:30-

16:15

Location: Global Network Center, Bldg. 11, 4th floor
Period: November 21, 2017~January 26, 2018(*no consultation during winter break)

To make an appointment, please send an e-mail at leaset 1 week prior to your desirable date with the following information:

  1. Student ID
  2. Name
  3. Desirable date and time for appointment
  4. Field of interest
  5. Which year are you in?
  6. What would you like to ask the consultants?

連絡先:career-supporter-gnc@list.waseda.jp

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