School of International Liberal StudiesWaseda University

For Current Students

Global Network Center


GNC introduction

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



Basic Information

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


Office Hours: 10:00 ~ 17:00

Sun Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat
× ×

*subject to change


Telephone: 03-5286-8590

(Please change “#” to “@” when you email us)

GNC Service

  • SILS Advising (Individual Consultation)
  • Tutoring Service for Introductory Statistics
  • Career Support (Career Seminar, Company Guidance, SILS Internship Program, etc.)
  • Books, Data, Information on Language Study, Study Abroad, and Careers
  • Copy Service (10 yen / copy)

SILS Advising

IF you have any questions or doubts about Study Abroad and/ or issues/ difficulties with your language abilities, please do not hesitate to contact us. We can help you!

<Opening Hours> (As of September 18, 2020)

Monday to Friday, 11am to 1pm (in accordance to Waseda University academic calendar)
1. 11:00~11:20
2. 11:20~11:40
3. 11:40~12:00
4. 12:00~12:20
5. 12:20~12:40
6. 12:40~13:00

Consultation Day Advisors Languages
Monday Ms. LOPEZ BRAVO, Marcela English, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
Tuesday Ms. TRAN THI NGOC, Phuong English, Vietnamese
Wednesday Ms. KIM, Jihyeon English, Japanese, Korean
Thursday Ms. AZEGAMI, Erika English, Japanese
Friday Mr. YAZAWA, Kakeru English, Japanese

<Schedule An Appointment>

  • To schedule an appointment in advance:
    Please visit the SILS Office and sign up for an appointment, selecting one of the available spots in the sign-up sheets. The SILS Office is open from Monday to Friday, 11am to 3pm.
    Appointments can be made up to one month in advance.
  • More details will be announced soon with regard to reservation.

Tutoring Service for Introductory Statistics

Tutoring service for Introductory Statistics is available at Building 11, Global Network Center, for those who are having difficulty with the course.

Tutoring Service for Spring Semester 2020 is cancelled. (updated on May 20, 2020)

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.

As a result of Covid-19, SILS Internship Program (Summer Vacation 2020) has been cancelled.  (updated on May 20, 2020)

Internship Application Form (revised in Spring 2018)

  • You can apply for up to two internship programs. Please prepare two sets of application materials.
  • Please submit all application documents in paper to the GNC office.
  • Please contact the number or email address below for inquiries.
    TEL(GNC): 03-5286-8590
    (Please change “#” to “@” when you email us)

<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 depending on 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 organization, the total maximum number of credits awarded from internships is four.

Number of Credits Approved

Working Hours Number of Credits
60 hours or more 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
Spring Semester
Summer Vacation
Fall Semester
Early November Early May Check the application guidelines of the SILS Internship Program in the Website of SILS Global Network Center.
November May Submit application materials to the Global Network Center by the designated deadline.
Internship Application Form
②Statement of Purpose (Refer to the each application guidelines)
③Copy of MyWaseda Grade Report (Copy of MyWaseda Course Registration is also accepted in the case you are in the first semester.)
Early – Middle of December Middle – late June First / Second interview.
Late December Early July Notification of Results
Middle of January Middle of July 1.Attend Internship orientation
2.Submit written oath (to SILS and to Organization).
3.Take the manner seminar and risk management seminar on [email protected] and submit “Manner Seminar Report” and “Risk Management Seminar Report“to the Global Network Center.
4.Submit 「海外実習確認書」and「海外実習承諾書」to the Global Network Center in the case of overseas internship .
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.
Middle of May Middle of November Middle of November Middle of May Make presentation at the internship debriefing session
September March March September Check the grade in the My Waseda on the grade announcement day.


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 (Academic Year 2020)

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 Registration
“Foreign Bank” Meet Your Sempais from UBS! <Internship Opportunity> June/24/2020
Online Flyer SILS/
Students graduating in September 2021 or March 2022
(QA:both Japanese & English available)
Prior registration required
【British American Tobacco】Edge Up Summer Internship Briefing Webinar June/23/2020
(30~45 min)
Online Flyer SILS/
Students who are 20 years old and above
(QA:both Japanese & English available)
Prior registration required
Job Hunting Guidance For International Students
– Startup Seminar-
Online Flyer SILS/
Students graduating in September 2021 or March 2022
(QA:English available)
Prior registration required
【Presented by SILS alumni】【Career Webinar】~ Beyond SILS and Above: Exploring Diverse Career Opportunities and the Growing Digital E Commerce Market in China~ September/18/2020
Online N/A SILS/
(QA:Japanese  available)
Prior registration required
Job Hunting Guidance for International Students (Job Hunting in Japan) September/28/2020
Online N/A SILS/
Students graduating in September 2021 or March 2022
(QA:English available)
Prior registration required
Job Hunting Guidance for International Students (How to tell about yourself 自己PR) October/2/2020
Online N/A SILS/
Students graduating in September 2021 or March 2022
(QA:English available)
Prior registration required


Company Guidance

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

SILS/GSICCS Company Guidance 2020 (uploaded on Feb/6/2020)

→The event above has been cancelled due to the Novel Coronavirus. (February 25, 2020)

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