I know there is a similar question before on a similar topic. My case is a bit different. I'm currently a student in college. Previously, I had research experience in quantum computing for a few months, and then I lost interest and switched to Machine Learning for around 8 months already. Recently, I got accepted on an internship, and there was no information on what team I would be in when I received my acceptance letter. I just got informed that I will be working in a Quantum Computing group. Actually, this is a very big company that has groups working on both Machine Learning and Quantum Computing. I would like to change to a Machine Learning group because that more aligns with my current interest. I have no idea why I got allocated to Quantum Computing team. That may be because I've used the company software for my quantum computing research. So, my questions are:
- Is it possible for me at this point (where I just got an acceptance letter a few days ago and as a lowly intern) to ask for a change in the project? Personally, I don't think I would be able to contribute much if I don't have interest in what I am working on, but I don't think I can say this to my employer
- If the answer for the first question is yes, then how should I ask them? What for and against reasoning should I take into account?
Thank you very much for your help