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!
Place: Building 11, 4F (11-405) (Behind the escalators)
Office Hours: 10:00 ~ 17:00
*subject to change
IF you have any questions or doubts about Study Abroad and/ or issues/ difficulties with your language abilities, please do not hesitate to visit us. We can help you!
<Opening Hours> (As of April 1, 2019)
Monday to Friday, 11am to 1pm (in accordance to Waseda University academic calendar)
||Ms. LOPEZ BRAVO, Marcela
||English, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
||Ms. TRAN THI NGOC, Phuong
||Ms. DAWOOD SOLIMAN, Rosemary
||English, Japanese, Arabic
||Ms. AZEGAMI, Erika
||Mr. YAZAWA, Kakeru
<Schedule An Appointment>
- To schedule an appointment in advance:
Please visit the GNC and sign up for an appointment, selecting one of the available spots in the sign-up sheets. The GNC is open from Monday to Friday, 10am to 5pm.
Appointments can be made up to one month in advance.
- Walk-ins are welcome if the advisors are available.
Tutoring service for Introductory Statistics is available at Building 11, Global Network Center, from 24 April 2019 to 22 July 2019, 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.
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 (Summer Vacation 2019/Fall Semester 2019)
Updated on May 17, 2019 (Final version)
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.
<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
||Number of Credits
|60 hours or more
|120 hours or more
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.)
||Check the application guidelines of the SILS Internship Program in the Website of SILS Global Network Center.
||Submit application materials to the Global Network Center by the designated deadline.
①Internship 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.
||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 CourseN@vi 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
||Beginning of October
||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
||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.
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!
||Date & Time
|Internship information session “Koito Manufacturing Co. Lt.d”
Students graduating in September 2020 or March 2021
||No registration required
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 2019 (updated on Feb/22/2019)
Note: Information will be frequently updated.
Prior reservation required. Please refer to the link above for details.
SILS Student Career Supporter
SILS Student Career Supporters (Senior students who have received official job offers for their employment) provide Individual Career Consultations for SILS students. Please make use of this precious chance for your job-hunting.
SILS Student Career Supporter Members (AY2018)
Please refer to this link
Consultation Schedule (AY2018)
Location: Global Network Center, Bldg. 11, 4th floor
Period: November 1, 2018～January 28, 2019（*no consultation during winter break）
To make an appointment, please send an e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) at leaset 1 week prior to your desirable date with the following information:
- Student ID
- Desirable date and time for appointment (1st to 3rd choices)
- Field of interest
- Name of the career supporter, if any
- What would you like to ask?