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Rancho Los Cerritos seeks a Special Events Intern to assist with the RLC site-use program and development events. The intern will work within our with special events guidelines, and will collaborate with the Special Events Coordinator and Executive Director on development and private events. The intern will help manage timelines and other logistics, coordinate with[…]

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Alanna Carrol was Rancho Los Cerritos’ Arts Council of Long Beach-funded intern in the fall of 2017. A little about her experiences here, in her own words, below. I am an artist from Southern California who moved to Long Beach to attend California State University Long Beach. Now graduated, I freelance as an illustrator, face[…]

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Valentine’s Day cards from the Victorian era reflect the style and sensibilities of that period. They also indicate the new technological innovations of the time that enabled the mass production of beautiful and intricate cards. During the 1850s and 1860s, American cards began to include more embellishments like paper lace, embossing, and multi-layered designs. During[…]

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Panel Discussions: Labor Issues. This year we are presenting three moderated panels featuring experts on labor and workers’ rights issues of the past and present. Come take part in discussions with labor scholars, activists, and organizers on topics relating to the experience of workers that will enlighten and encourage participants to make connections between history[…]

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Marketing Intern Job Title: Intern: Marketing Hours: 12 hour per week Compensation: $15 per hour Application Deadline: January 31, 2018   Eligibility and Qualifications: The ideal marketing intern would be a college student or recent graduate who is looking for a career in nonprofit communications. Due to the small size of the museum, the intern[…]

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Job Title: Digital Marketing Intern Hours: 12 hour per week Compensation: $15 per hour Application Deadline: January 31, 2018   Eligibility and Qualifications: The ideal digital marketing intern would be a college student or recent graduate who is looking for a career in website development or nonprofit communications. Due to the small size of the[…]

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Rancho Los Cerritos! The historic home has been decorated with period-specific materials, from the fresh evergreen garland along the staircase to the gift boxes in the master bedroom and charity baskets in the food storage room. Our house tours (Wednesdays through Sunday, 1-5pm, free) will expand[…]

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Bird-watchers saw a gorgeous “Harlan’s” subspecies of red-tailed hawk on our November count at Rancho Los Cerritos in Long Beach, California. Originally thought to be a Zone-tailed hawk, the bird was later identified by Kimball Garrett, Ornithology Collections Manager at the  Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (and the final word on bird ID)[…]

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The Rancho was a part of some beautiful weddings and events this year and we wanted to share our favorite photos from 2017! Check out the past weddings and events we have helped host for inspiration.  For more information on booking, contact our development office at 562-206-2055 or rancho@rancholoscerritos.org Photo credits: @anyakernes photography and Mark Martinez Photography A mother[…]

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EXPLORE A CAREER IN GRAPHIC DESIGN   POSITION:                   Graphic Design Internship HOURS:                         Approximately 125 hours between December 4, 2017, and January 12, 2018 COMPENSATION:       $15/hour Rancho Los Cerritos Historic Site is preparing to launch a new educational outreach initiative, “Long Ago in Long Beach.” The goal of this program is to expose young[…]

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