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, 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!



Basic Information

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


Office Hours: 10:00 ~ 17:00

Sun Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat
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*subject to change


Telephone: 03-5286-8590


GNC Service

  • Consultation on Study Abroad
  • 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 (except for Summer, Winter, and Spring Holidays)


Consultation Day Research Associates in charge Available Language
Monday Ms. HANZAWA, Keiko English and Japanese
Tuesday Ms. TRAN THI NGOC, Phuong English and Vietnamese
Wednesday Ms. DAWOOD SOLIMAN, Rosemary Soliman English, Japanese and Arabic
Thursday Ms. SASAKI, Anna English, Japanese & Russian
Friday Ms. LOPEZ BRAVO, Marcela Guadalupe English, Italian, Portuguese & Spanish

<How to get consultation>

  • Make an appointment in advance:
    Please make an appointment from the application form.
    Please note that it might takes one or two business days to confirm your appointment.
  • Walk in: Walk in consultations are also available from 11:30 ~ 13:30 during the weekdays only if there is no prior reservation.

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 for Introductory Statistics is available at Building 11, Global Network Center, from 18 October 2018 to 24 January 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.

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 2019/Spring Semester 2019) 2018.11.23 updated
※Deadline was extended. (JFIR, SILS on Campus, Axa Life Insurance)

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

<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
Around November Around early May Check the application guidelines of the SILS Internship Program in the Website of SILS Global Network Center.
Beginning of December Around the end of 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.)
Middle of December Middle~ end of June First / Second interview.
Middle of January 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 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 Late August Beginning of October Late February Submit 「Daily Memo」・「Final Report」to Global Network Center by the specified deadline.
Middle of May End of October End of October 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 2018)

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
11-507 Info. All
Japanese No registration required
Internship information session “Koito Manufacturing Co. Lt.d” June/21/2018
11-504 Info.  SILS/
Students graduating in September 2019 or March 2020
Japanese No registration required
British American Tobacco Japan –
Internship Information Session
7-303 Info. Students who are 20 years old and above Japanese & English No registration required
British American Tobacco Japan –
One-on-One English CV review session
7-303 Info. Students who are 20 years old and above Japanese & English Prior registration required
外務省「専門職員」業務説明会 July/26/2018
11-506 Info. All
Japanese No registration required
Job Hunting Guidance For International Students – Startup Seminar October/3/2018
11-507 Info.  SILS/
Students graduating in September 2019 or March 2020
Japanese Prior registration required
Job Hunting Guidance For International Students – Resume Preparation and Writing Seminar October/10/2018
11-507 Info.  SILS/
Students graduating in September 2019 or March 2020
Japanese Prior registration required
“Shukatsu (Job Hunting)” Kick-off Seminar by SILS Student Career Supporter November/6/2018
11-505 Info. All
Japanese No registration required
Global Advertising Agency Seminar December/6/2018
11-507 Info. All
Japanese Prior registration required
商社presents!GROW-UP セミナー December/13/2018
11-503 Info. All
Japanese Prior registration required
エネルギー業界セミナー January/11/2019
11-503 TBA All
Japanese 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 2018 (updated on 3/9/2018)

Note: Information will be frequently updated.

Prior reservation needed.  Please refer to the link above for details.

SILS Student Career Supporter

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 ( 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 (1st to 3rd choices)
  4. Field of interest
  5. Name of the career supporter, if any
  6. What would you like to ask?
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